Media Studies

Daniel Fisher

Professor Fisher’s long term ethnographic work addresses the enormous success and efflorescence of Indigenous music and film production, and the entailments of that success for communities across northern Australia. He has focused primarily on music and sound in this work, analyzing the power of audio media (and increasingly smart phones and related applications and platforms) as everyday presences in Indigenous lives, and relating this to both enduring and historically emergent Australian understandings of relatedness and mediation itself. This ethnographic research provided the focus for his first book, The Voice and […]