Tag Archive: Artist Study

[237130, A3] Wk 13: Publishable Blog Post (Final)

As Nicholas Mirzoeff proposes in his book How to See the World, it is the responsibility of our generation as citizens in the global era to challenge injustice (Mirzoeff 298). The global era… Continue reading

[237130, A3] Wk 12: Publishable Blog Post (Draft 2 of Final)

The global era – the time in which technology allows the sharing of media on a global scale – allows the everyman to act as a change agent by sharing perspectives which educate… Continue reading

[237130, A3] Wk 11: Publishable Blog Post

I felt the need to take a more structured approach to my research, by stepping back and understanding the dynamics between social stigma, the reality versus the myths surrounding mental illness, and their… Continue reading

[237130, A3] Wk 10: Publishable Blog Post

This week, I worked to focus more on the social implications of the stigma of mental illness as a whole, as expressed by artists and art movements in the past decade. I felt… Continue reading

[237130, A3] Wk 11: Weekly Project Development

Research In consideration of the path I have chosen to take my project, I feel it is important to focus my research at this time. As such, I wanted to create a plan… Continue reading

[237130, A3] Wk 10: Weekly Project Development

Research I utilised key words and phrases from the brainstorm I created in Week 9 to research different representations of the stigma of mental illness by artists and designers. The strategy I found… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 7: Task 3 – Contextual Understanding

Contestation Compare & Contrast Table: Conventional Perspective: Treatment of Germany as a result of the Treaty of Versailles (1919) was the cause of WWII   Revisionist Perspective: Treatment of Germany as a result… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 7: Task 1 – Visual Analysis Meaning Making ‘Truth and Value’

‘The myth of the photographic truth’ is the exploration of the fallacy that photographs provide detached accounts of the events and surroundings, free from emotional bias (Sturken and Cartwright 16-17). Society’s treatment of… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 6: Task 4 – Essay Topic Research

The topic of the video is the Atlantic Slave Trade, covering the European motives behind the slave trade, the African tribal motivations to support the European slave trade, and how this fostered racial… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 6: Task 3 – Contextual Understanding

  Ideology (n.): A system of beliefs and/or dogmas subscribed to by social, religious and political groups within all societies. Ideology can be expressed with intention to spread beliefs to other groups, though… Continue reading