Story Culture Framework: A Cross Cultural Study

Arthi Manohar

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Digital storytelling has emerged as a powerful tool to engage with communities in the last few years. However, little attention has been paid for the challenges and failures faced around using digital storytelling as a tool. The paper talks about digital storytelling as a participatory method explored within three culturally different transforming communities. The key finding in the study is revealing the importance of the preliminary activities that helped design the innovative methods. In this paper the author assesses how the participatory research methods, such as story interviews, digital storytelling workshops and story kits, helped to gather participants’ personal experiences within the three chosen communities. The study proposes story culture framework a technique to explore cross cultural communities using stories as its principal focus. The author concludes by highlighting challenges for HCI researchers working with digital technologies and cross cultural communities.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 16 Dec 2018
EventIndiaHCI 2018 Conference - Bangalore International Exhibition Center, Bangalore, India
Duration: 16 Dec 201818 Dec 2018


ConferenceIndiaHCI 2018 Conference
Abbreviated titleIndiaHCI 2018
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