A handful of my selected writings... Those marked in grey are linked to where they can be found online, however if you do not have institutional access or would like to read any of my other pieces, please do get in touch and I'll be happy to send them to you by email.

Social Art

From Network to Meshwork: Validation for Social Practice Art and Artists, with Amanda Ravetz (2020), Axis / Manchester Metropolitan University

Validation Beyond the Gallery, with Amanda Ravetz (2015), Axis / Manchester Metropolitan University

Carnival Performances

‘“Sequins, bows and pointed toes”: girls’ carnival morris dancing and difference in the English folk arts’, Routledge Companion to English Folk Performance, eds Peter Harrop and Steve Roud, 2021, pp. 336 - 355

‘“What a Troupe Family Does”: Family as Transmission Narrative in the British Carnival Troupe Dancing Community’, Dance Research Journal, vol. 37, no. 1 (2019), pp. 35 – 58 

‘Girls’ Carnival Morris Dancing and the Politics of Participation’, The Histories of the Morris in Britain, Vaughan Williams Memorial Library Press, 2018, pp. 295 – 312 

This Girl Can Morris Dance, exhibition catalogue for solo show at Cecil Sharp House, London (2017)

Making Traditions: Girls’ Carnival Morris Dancing and Material Practice’, Yearbook for Traditional Music, vol. 49, no. 1 (2017), pp. 26 – 48 

'Girls’ Carnival Morris Dancing and Contemporary Folk Dance Scholarship', Folklore, vol. 128, no. 1 (2017), pp. 157 – 174 

'Girls Carnival Morris Dancing: A contemporary folk dance?', blogpost for Folklore Thursday (2017)

Folk Arts

‘Digital Folk: Tradition, Vernacular and Learning to be a Folk Musician with Social Media’, with Simon Keegan-Phipps, in Oxford Handbook of Social Media and Music Learning, eds. Stephanie Horsley, Janice Waldron, Kari K. Weblen, (2020) Oxford University Press, pp. 781 – 804

21st Century Folk Art: Social Art and/as Research, (2019) London: Social Art Publications [artist book]

Chasing the Harestail, (2019) Jersey Heritage [artist book]

Digital Folk: Digital technologies and practices among folk arts practitioners
, with Simon Keegan-Phipps and Jo Miller (2018), University of Sheffield / English Folk Dance and Song Society

Cultural Participation

Welcome to the Cultural Desert... (2020) for FailSpace project, University of Leeds [illustrated picture book]

New Perspectives in the Participatory Arts, with George McKay (2018), University of East Anglia / Arts and Humanities Research Council, Connected Communities


“Enjoy it, Destroy it?”: Forty Years of Punk Rock Literature, in Oxford Handbook of Punk Rock, eds. George McKay and Gina Arnold, (2020), Oxford University Press 

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