Using digital storytelling to capture responses to the Apology

Burgess, Jean E. & Klaebe, Helen G. (2009) Using digital storytelling to capture responses to the Apology. 3CMedia.

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Abstract

This article discusses a pilot project that adapted the methods of digital storytelling and oral history to capture a range of personal responses to the official Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples delivered by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on 13 February 2008. The project was an initiative of State Library of Queensland and resulted in a small collection of multimedia stories, incorporating a variety of personal and political perspectives. The article describes how the traditional digital storytelling workshop method was adapted for use in the project, and then proceeds to reflect on the outcomes and continuing life of the project. The article concludes by suggesting that aspects of the resultant model might be applied to other projects carried out by cultural institutions and community-based media organizations.

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ID Code: 28480
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Article is freely available online via official URL.
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Keywords: digital storytelling, oral history, Indigenous, co-creative media, cultural memory, history, cultural politics
ISSN: 1832-6161
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200)
Divisions: Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Deposited On: 10 Nov 2009 02:35
Last Modified: 14 May 2017 22:25

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