Stories around a sand space: multimodal interaction in Central Australian Aboriginal sand drawing narratives

Grant number: DP110102767 | Funding period: 2012 - 2016

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Abstract

Central Australian Aboriginal sand stories are a unique form of storytelling that incorporates speech, song, gesture, signs and drawn graphic symbols. This project will enhance our understandings of these narrative traditions and provide insights into the complexities of multimodal communicative systems as they are used in day-to-day interactions.

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