Tag Archive: Introduction

[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

[237120, A2] Wk 7: Task 4 – Questions to Topic Sentence

Visual texts are a medium through which a viewer may gain an understanding not only of the subjects depicted, but of the worldviews informed by the context in which the visual text was… Continue reading

[237120, A1] Wk 1: Task 4 – Reading Comprehension of the Author’s Voice (Option A)

The brief excerpt from Chapter 7 (Conclusion) of the publication ‘Notes to Myself: Writing from the Gut’ by Sheilagh Walker is a powerful representation of the author’s Mihimihi and its relevance in an… Continue reading

[237120, A1] Wk 1: Task 3 – Introduction to the Paper

Nicholas Mirzoeff’s introductory text entitled ‘How to See the World’ contains references to a range of interesting references to the role of visual media in modern day life. I was particularly interested in… Continue reading

[237120, A1] Wk 1: Task 2 – Initial Position

Critical thinking is the process of analysing a subject, object or concept beyond face value. It encourages questioning the motives behind its creation, what influenced its conception, the choices behind how it is… Continue reading

[237120, A1] Wk 1: Task 1 -Influences and Aspirations (Part 2)

Art to me represents the telling of stories; the visual representation of the sum of the artist’s experience and beliefs. This crosses all boundaries of practice, media and era; from Michelangelo to Yoko… Continue reading

[237120, A1] Wk 1: Task 1- Positioning Yourself (Part 1)

My name is Sophia Kingsbury.    I was born in Aarhus, Denmark in 1996 to Lesley Holst and Jonathan Kingsbury. My mother is Danish, my father is from New Zealand. I have no… Continue reading