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Whose myth? The echo and the diaspora

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posted on 2021-05-31, 00:03 authored by Lucreccia Quintanilla
This research examines the echo as a metaphor, a cultural artefact and an effect within the artistic context. In this manuscript, the echo works as an artistic and theoretical device to engage within multiplicity, with Latin American diasporic narratives within a variety of cultural manifestations. The research presents a case for the relational. With specific consideration of the nature of the echo as an effect, a metaphor and an artistic and theoretical device to engage with narratives in their multiplicity. The research presents a case for understanding the sound within the oral tradition as a way to articulate complexity and a recognition of the importance of specificity. This research highlights the importance of an approach that is grounded in a need to work collaboratively to create space and language in which to generate, aggregate and amplify knowledges.


Campus location


Principal supervisor

Marian Crawford

Additional supervisor 1

Dr Michelle Antoinette

Additional supervisor 2

Dr. Helen Hughes

Additional supervisor 3

Dr. Helen Johnson

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

Fine Art


Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type



Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture