Ethnomusicology and the Arts
Ethnomusicology and the Arts within SIL is concerned with researching and catalyzing creativity in artistic forms local to minority language communities around the world, to help them address their spiritual and social needs.
Arts Consultant Video: Understanding Local Arts
People working in the arts in SIL involve themselves with at least four kinds of activities:
- recognizing local arts,
- understanding them,
- co-creating new and modified forms, and
- the production and distribution of these new creations.
This five-minute video illustrates some of the intense analytical tools that a researcher may use to accomplish the second of these activities, understanding local arts.
If you would like a higher resolution version of the video, download this QuickTime version (54.7 MB)
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