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Playing with Others and Selves: Australian Aboriginal Desert Musicians on Tour

Ottosson, Ase-Britt


Based on extensive fieldwork among Aboriginal country, rock and reggae musicians in the Central Australian deserts, the present paper expands the analytical theme of mediation for exploring intercultural transformations of Indigenous and male modes of being. Drawing on ethnographic descriptions from interstate touring ventures, it explores how various and overlapping ideas of masculinity and sense of selves are mobilised and transformed as the men engage with other 'blackfella' and 'whitefella'...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, The
DOI: 10.1080/14442210902842154


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