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Mediating identity narratives : a case study in queer digital storytelling as everyday activism
Digital Stories are short autobiographical documentaries, often illustrated with personal photographs and narrated in the first person, and typically produced in group workshops. As a media form they offer ‘ordinary people’ ...
The Digital Storyteller's Stage: Queer Everyday Activists Negotiating Privacy and Publicness
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
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 ...
Shouting from the Rooftops: Queer Digital Storytelling for Social Impact
(Peter Lang Publishin Inc., 2011)
‘Mr G is deffinately bringin’ Sexy back': characterizing Chris Lilley's YouTube audience
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
This essay investigates how consuming Australian comedian Chris Lilley's TV material on YouTube allows for different forms of participation than are allowed by the experience of watching Lilley's work on broadcast TV. It ...
Donor Conception in Lesbian and Non-lesbian Film and Television Families
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)
Exploring the Central India Art of the Gond People: contemporary materials and cultural significance
Prior to the Muslim invasions of the 14th century, the Gond people were a culturally significant tribe in central India. Today, their art and culture is being rediscovered by a local and international audience. This is due ...
Towards a New LGBT Biopic: Politics and Reflexivity in Gus Van Sant’s Milk
(SUNY Press, 2016)
Mediating Influences: Problematising facilitated digital self-representation
(Aarhus University, Department of Aesthetics and Communication, 2014)
While Digital Storytelling has been lauded as an exemplary model of participatory cultural citizenship (particularly in initiatives for and with marginalised people), many mediating influences make ‘authentic’ self-representation ...
The Politics of Third Way TV: Supernanny and the Commercialization of Public Service TV
(Duke University Press, 2011)
Inspired by a review of the political theories of Anthony Giddens, particularly his question of whether or not there can be a Third Way politics of family, this essay examines the TV show Supernanny as an example of what ...
Center or Margin? The Place of Media Play in Children’s Leisure
(Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 2011)