Jennifer Deger

    Jennifer Deger

    Theme Leader: Creativity & Innovation

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    Associate Professor Jennifer Deger

    Tropical Leader
    College of Arts, Society & Education

    Professor Deger is anthropologist, filmmaker and occasional curator specialising in the study of visual culture and media worlds. Originally trained as a radio and television producer, Jennifer has worked on collaborative and experimental media projects with Aboriginal people from Northeast Arnhem Land for more than twenty years.  Out of these projects she has written widely on Indigenous aesthetics, film, art and photography, including her book Shimmering Screens: Making Media in an Aboriginal Community (University of Minnesota Press).

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