Interactive Digital Storytelling and Self-expression in the Context of Young Male Migrants

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11318)


This paper describes Communics, a digital tool aimed at producing interactive digital storytelling in form of comics to facilitate self-expression. In particular, we investigated how Communics can support young male migrants to reflect on situations involving discrimination by elaborating digital narratives in counterstory. In this first stage, we built a set of graphical and textual content to be included in the software involving NGO operators and young migrants providing the users with elements to compose the visual story. Furthermore, we initially assessed the narrative approach. General considerations on this process and implications for the future user study are presented.


Interactive digital storytelling Migrants Digital comic Counterstory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fondazione Bruno KesslerTrentoItaly
  2. 2.Università degli studi di TrentoTrentoItaly

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