By Norman K. Denzin
To mark forty volumes of stories in Symbolic interplay, this quantity contains a distinct creation from sequence Editor, Norman okay. Denzin. This fortieth quantity advances serious discourse on numerous fronts even as, together with a file from the 1st modern Ethnography around the Disciplines hui, Waikato, New Zealand; New Empirical experiences via D. Coates, J. Johnson, D. Altheide, C. J. Schneider and D. Trotter, R. J. Berger, C. Corroto, J. Flad, and R. Quinney, and B. Jarrett (respectively): new spiritual routine, the California college of Symbolic interplay, Terrorism and the nationwide safety college, the 2011 Vancouver revolt, The Terrains of scientific prognosis and remedy, and mediation methods. In a separate part to focus on the varied and hard elements of symbolic interactionism; Ryan Turner asks if animals have selves? Michael Katovich and Robert younger and Carol Thompson use Turner's article as a springboard for insightful observation on the...
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For Karl, it represented loss of constancy of mind and his previous abilities. Above I mentioned the knowing body. To clarify what I am meaning by the knowing body and how it can visualize experience I am going to use the clock chosen by the participants above and how they used it to symbolize their experiences of time. Claire For Claire, time was one of the first indicators that her daughter was not as she had once been. She described the changes in their sleep patterns as her daughter found it difficult to sleep at night, the slow mornings because of lack of sleep, and the impact on the family as they negotiated the changes taking place.
I will expand on this in greater detail as we continue, but briefly this means the use of art forms being used as a way to gather information and then using digital techniques to communicate the self-talk of lived experience. Images have the potential to expand our access to peoples’ lifeworld and I will take this further in the chapter to look at how altering an image increases the information that can be communicated. Just as the bodies of my participants do not reveal the truth about their experiences, the objects chosen do not tell the whole story about what they really represent.
However, the Hypertextual Self-Scapes enable this unseen information to be retained and represented in a way which honors the information shared. As will be seen as we continue through the engagement of the viewer, the Hypertextual Self-Scapes have the potential to enable experience to be translated to embodied communication. Looking for the Intricacies of Experience I will continue by discussing three of my participants and the creation of the images which were formed as representations of embodied experience.