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Digital Shamanism* and The Journals of Knud Rasmussen

Posted by Cara Mumford on Thursday, November 17, 2016, In : Raindance Postgraduate 

Avva's tells his story while the spirit of Little Avva watches © IsumaTV

(*My use of the phrase “digital shamanism” comes from this quote by Gillian Robinson (2008: 8): “Kunuk and Norman Cohn together invent a new form of visual memory, using high-definition video as digital shamanism to envision this story with so much clarity as to allow them to travel through time.”)

As part of the introductions in my Raindance Postgraduate cohort, someone asked the inevitable question about our top...

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