The digital storyteller's stage: queer everyday activists negotiating privacy and publicness
This article explores how queer digital storytellers understand and mobilize concepts of privacy and publicness as they engage in everyday activism through creating and sharing personal stories designed to contribute to cultural and political debates. Through the pre-production, production, and distribution phases of digital storytelling workshops and participation in a related online community, these storytellers actively negotiate the tensions and continuua among visibility and hiddenness; secrecy and pride; finite and fluid renditions of self; and individual and collective constructions of identity. We argue that the social change they aspire to is at least partially achieved through “networked identity work” on and offline with both intimate and imagined publics.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||digital storytelling, identity, privacy, internet studies, queer|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies (200102)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200) > Culture Gender Sexuality (200205)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 Taylor $ Francis|
|Copyright Statement:||This is a preprint of an article submitted for consideration in the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media © 2012 [copyright Taylor & Francis]; Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media is available online at: www.tandfonline.com|
|Deposited On:||14 Sep 2012 09:45|
|Last Modified:||02 Oct 2013 15:19|
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