Tag Archive: Nicholas Mirzoeff

[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 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

[237130, A3] Wk 9: Publishable Blog Post

Mirzoeff proposes that it is the responsibility of the modern global citizen to foster an awareness of the presence of visual culture, and its influence in our perception of our surroundings. The global… Continue reading

[237130, A3] Wk 9: Weekly Project Development

‘Visual Activism’ Mirzoeff discusses visual activism in the context of bringing about change through visual media. Visual activism is the action of using visual texts and media in order to prompt change. This… 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, 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 2 – Seeing the World: Worldviews

Visual texts hold different depths of meaning depending on the viewer’s degree of contextual understanding. As demonstrated by the ‘myth of photographic truth,’ depictions of subjects in visual texts hold a greater degree… Continue reading