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Fran Edmonds


What’s ya story: the making of a digital storytelling mobile app with Aboriginal young people

The majority of the Aboriginal population in Victoria is aged 25 and under and among the highest users of mobile phones: actively engaging in social media and using digital technologies, especially mobile devices and the internet, to produce and tell their stories in ways determined...

Telling our stories: Aboriginal young people in Victoria and digital storytelling

This project worked with Aboriginal youth under the age of 25 – an age group that forms the majority of the Aboriginal population in Victoria and is among the highest users of mobile phones, actively engaging in social media and other online platforms. With the...

Keeping intouchable: A community report on the use of mobile phones and social networking by young Aboriginal people in Victoria

For young Aboriginal people new technology enables creative engagement and provides a means for negotiating and developing their identities, asserting and affirming their Aboriginality within an urban environment. In this report, although young people’s responses indicate the central role of mobile phones as interactive communication...

'Sort of like reading a map'

Over the past ten years or so, there has been a dramatic rise in the general appreciation and development of Aboriginal visual art practices in south-east Australia. Although Aboriginal people in the south-east (which in this report is the whole of Victoria including the adjoining...