- DOBES Archive
- ≠Akhoe Hai//om
Two subjects were asked to watch the staged events movie clips on a laptop and one person was asked to describe what he saw to the other.
00-26 AN and FE, bad light, hardly any interaction.
ǀKhomxa Khoeda Junior Primary School, grade one
teacher Mi teaches Khoekhoe, cardinal directions.
Instruction: one person has the instructions for a Lego car, this person has to verbally instruct the other person how to build it.
A big meddlesome audience is present.
00:00 – 39:10 Si and DV
17:00 “barrier” is removed
Task ends and “communal play” starts.
Gamekha and others beading
2.00-3.00 baby crying next to mic
continuous whistling, talking, shouting out of shot, also kids and dice game
frequent loud conversations with people out of shot, conversations among beaders very soft and rare
kids plaiting a man’s hair in the background
37.00-41.00 kid giggling under mic
43.00-45.00 passing baby from young girl to mother? conflict with girl
46.00-52.00 young boy playing dice game by himself in foreground
participants focus on beads, hardly any eye contact during conversation
6.00 participants partake in meal in background
10.00 !Gamekha and others move back to foreground with a crying baby
12.45-13.20 !Gamekha ‘sings’ to calm crying baby
!Gamekha talks a lot and clearly, replies are unclear or out of shot
20.35 !Gamekha impersonates something, HUGE gesture
21.00-25.00 reasonably clear piece of conversation between !Gamekha and young woman, though strong wind
24.00-24.45 washing hands
30.00 conversation between 4-6 people, difficult to see who is talking
38.00 better view of participants
47.00 public/noise increases once again, chopping of wood, whistling, children and radio
beading and radio are shown off to the camera
10.00-12.15 passing baby from one woman to another and ensuing conversation (not very audible)
13.00-15.00 conversation with approaching woman, very clear
15.00 arrival of radio
many backs blocking view
34.00-48.40 woman combing man’s hair and plaiting it
51.00 sun setting and blinding camera
55.00 !Gamekha sings and claps
!Gamekha in conversation, reactions very silent (and out of shot), men playing dice very loudly out of shot
ǀKhomxa Khoeda Junior Primary School Concert
00-12 “behind the scenes”
12-14 speech by GW, sound bad, wind, engine.
1.28-and on, “traditional” Haiǁom dances
1.42 the end