Maris Boyd Gillette is a sociocultural anthropologist and filmmaker who has studied porcelain workers and entrepreneurs in Jingdezhen, as well as urban Chinese Muslims in Xi’an. She works regularly with museums on exhibitions—most recently the Campbell House Museum, the St Louis Art Museum, and the Missouri History Museum.
Twenty years after the Chinese authorities decided to radically reform the country’s state industry, where does public memory of the nation’s socialist industrialisation reside? What aspects of the socialist path to modernity do officials or private citizens monumentalise, if any at all?
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