Co-creative media in remote Indigenous communities

Rennie, Ellie (2013) Co-creative media in remote Indigenous communities. Journal of Cultural Science, 6(1), pp. 22-36.

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Abstract

This paper examines co-creative video outputs that have originated from, or relate to, remote Indigenous communities in Australia. Scholarly work on remote media has mostly operated at the interface of media studies and anthropology, seeking to identify how cultural systems shape the production, distribution and reception of media in Aboriginal communities. This paper looks instead at content themes, funding sources and institutions during the 2010-2013 period, and examines the factors that may be determining the quantity of co-creative outputs, as well as the types of stories that get produced. I argue that the focus on culture has obscured important shifts in remote media policy and funding, including a trend towards content designed to address social disadvantage.

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ID Code: 70436
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Indigenous, Co-Creative Media, Video Outputs, 2010-2013, Culture
ISSN: 1836-0416
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: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
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Deposited On: 23 Apr 2014 23:09
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2016 03:49

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