The Visual Re-Mediation of a Complex Narrative: Re-Imagining the "Small World" Stories of Journey to Horseshoe Bend

Rachel Morley, Hart Cohen

Abstract


This article has its foundations in a research project that was launched to compile a range of related archival records and media resources into a digital database repository with the intention of hyperlinking this material to specific and significant points in a selected text, T.G.H Strehlow’s Journey to Horseshoe Bend. There are elements of the text that are of potential and particular relevance to the Aranda community based at Ntaria – also known as Hermannsburg – in Central Australia. The article traverses across a range of issues pertinent to the knowledge communities marked out by the text, and presents a case for representing and reimagining Journey to Horseshoe Bend in database narrative form.

Keywords


Strehlow; Database; Aboriginal; Narrative; Archive

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22230/src.2015v6n4a217

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