Ton Otto

Ton Otto is professor of Anthropology at Aarhus University, Denmark, and professor and research leader at James Cook University, Australia. Currently he is also the head of the Ethnographic Department at Moesgaard Museum, Aarhus. Based on long-term ethnographic field research in Papua New Guinea he has published widely on issues of social and cultural change. His interests comprise the epistemology and methodology of ethnographic research, including visual and museum anthropology, and its relationship to innovation, intervention and design. His recent publications include the co-edited volumes Experiments in Holism: Theory and Practice in Contemporary Anthropology (Wiley-Blackwell 2010), Design anthropology: Theory and practice (Bloomsbury 2013), Value as Theory (Special issue HAU 3 (1 and2), 2013) and Design Anthropological Futures (Bloomsbury 2016).