Food and agriculture have consumed more of my attention as I recognized the centrality of pleasure to effective politics. A decade of interviews with producers has taught me that a concern with quality delivers good food, good work, social solidarity, and ecological care. These concerns are explored in my book Artisan Modern and its accompanying magazine and the podcast, Quality of Life, about home, travel, shopping, eating, and work.
Books & Projects about Food and Objects
Disappointed with life as an academic and activist, I found the connection I sought through dance and abruptly developed a career as an artist.This was equal parts ecstasy and brinksmanship. Eventually I dragged the social scientist to the scene to document of the facts of the case in a dense and stark little book.
The Dark Silences of Argentine Tango
Throughout my life, people have remarked on my power. Recently I began to document how I go about it.