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Embedded Aesthetics

Creating a Discursive Space for Indigenous Media


Ginsburg, F. (1994) Embedded Aesthetics: Creating a Discursive Space for Indigenous Media - Cultural Anthropology, 9(3), pp. 365-3822

'An examination of how Aboriginal media makers understand their own work, focusing on remote communities, national television and transnational networks of indigenous media producers that form around film festivals or coproductions; aesthetic standards that are tied to indigenous productions; self-representation in media; Aboriginal media associations in remote communities: […] Ernabella Video Television and […] Warlpiri Media Association; includes discussion on media producers Frances Jupurrurla Kelly, Rachel Perkins and Frances Peters; ABC Aboriginal Programs Unit…' (AIATSIS)

  • Faye Ginsburg is Director of the Center for Media, Culture & History and Kriser Professor of Anthropology at New York University. Author and editor of four books, she is currently working on Mediating Culture: Indigenous Media in the Digital Age, based on over thirty years of research with, support of, and advocacy for Indigenous media makers in the U.S., Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Brazil, and Mexico.