Aesthetics and the definition of the word alongside craft is constantly evolving as time and technology progresses. I mean, when I was growing up in early 2000's I thought wearing a Supre' top with a beached whale with the text "Beached As Bro" was hot. Now I look back and puke at the slight thought… Continue reading Take it up the aes[-]thetics
It doesn't get any rarer than a BCM student actually knowing what the f*ck 'the medium is the message' is. To firstly comprehend Marshall McLuhan's phrase we need to cook this sh*t up and swallow it whole. This paradox of a phrase confused me at first taste as I held the belief that McLuhan meant… Continue reading I prefer my message done medium…rare
A study from Headspace that had included 2,600 University students had prevailed that one in three students think about self-harm or suicide. This recent study and emergence of the alarming levels of mental health issues that students experience is not only recent but had been discussed and reported about through all media channels. As I… Continue reading BCM212 Research Proposal: Adequate support and awareness for University students suffering from mental health.
I'd like to think that I would consider myself as someone who doesn't get washed up by mainstream media. To be frankly honest I don't really intentionally, actively connect or engage myself in any kind of news media, especially commercial television. Ironic, I know as a Communications and Media student. However, I've discovered that somehow… Continue reading Media ownerships: I’m in control…I think?
If someone had asked me to explain semiotics in one image. The image to the left would be it. If you have been living under a rock and haven't come across this image which is highly unlikely. Then you would have not known that this image, an image of a simple dress had sparked global… Continue reading Semiotics: I saw the signs and it opened up my eyes
It isn't recent information that the media is at constant consumption in modern society . There have been many sources expressing the paradoxical nature of the media, the idea that the media improves and makes it more accessible to communicate with each other but in fact does the contrary and disconnects people from interacting with… Continue reading The Media: Bringing society so close yet so far
https://youtu.be/iwECSZgRKMQ The theme for the second #JRNL102 assignment I decided to use my friend Marty who is a 60 year old alcoholic. His electric sense of character and brutal honesty is what intrigued me to use him as my subject. I met Marty at a bar he occasionally goes to, mostly because he is banned… Continue reading Assignment 2: What’s Hidden.