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Masked corroborees of the northwest - "stand up in my head"

Sweeney, Dominique


In northwest Australia a range of corroborees incorporate the use of masks. These and other performance objects connect bodies to country, cultural knowledge and ancestors. They also reaffirm the political status of people in their country. My thesis is in two parts: making a digital video (DV) about the way these masks come into being and how they are used; and this written thesis analysing the groundwork process involved in making the DV. The Ngarinyin, Narinyman and Worla people of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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