About the Author
Ilisa Barbash is Associate Curator of Visual Anthropology at the Peabody Museum, Harvard University. Her film works (all co-directed with Lucien Taylor) include Made in U.S.A. (1990), a film about sweatshops and child labor in the Los Angeles garment industry, and In and Out of Africa (1992), a video about authenticity, taste, and racial politics in the transnational African art market. Lucien Taylor is Director of the Media Anthropology Laboratory, Associate Director of the Film Study Center, and Assistant Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies, and of Anthropology, at Harvard University. Taylor's films include Made in U.S.A. (1990) and In and Out of Africa (1992), both co-directed with Barbash.