16 FEB |CINEMA AS A MIRROR| SKIN

What is Ethnography? It is the study of people and cultures During the first half of the lesson we discussed the word ethnography and how it is used in film. Ethnographic films are films that are non fictional. We where asked as a group what are some examples of ethnographic films. I brought up the…

WHITECHAPEL| EXHIBITION

           I travelled , to the Whitechapel gallery as we where asked to go check it out. Specifically we where encouraged to check out all the displaying free exhibitions surrounded by the main exhibition which was paid called Electronic super highway. The paid exhibit was the first thing you see so it was…

CINEMA|AS A DOOR

A door is an object, which stands between two spaces. It can let you in and out, it can lock you inside. Depending on its state, a door can be your barrier or a point of transition. The Darjeeling Limited are three brothers that take a journey on a train and change their normal life…

CTS Term 2 | MOVING IMAGES|CINEMA AS A WINDOW

So beginning of another term , i went to my chosen CTS option which was Moving images. I had no expectation of the choice so i went in with an open mind. Meeting my tutors, we sat down and talked about the schedule of the next term , leading up to the essay at the…

Cts Day 5 10th November 2015

Today we had a Seminar about the brand management and urban regeneration that many cities around the world .We learnt that the social prduction and construction of urban spaces has been influenced by the process of globalisation, by the trend increasing consumerism. We mainly focused on the Bilbao effect or the Guggenheim effect which explains…

Cts Day 2 ( 20th October 2015)

In class we were given an essay to look at and this essay argues that the Las vegas casino hotel is a example of of the new way of consumption. the essay then goes on to say how casino hotels create a spectcular environment by stimulating well known attractions from the world. They don’t fail…

October 13th CTS

Today in CTS we focused our attention to mcdonaldization and disneyisation. We were given an essay to look at and this essay argues that the Las vegas casino hotel is a example of of the new way of consumption. The essay then goes on to say how casino hotels create a spectacular environment by stimulating…

Year 2 Begins!! – CTS 6th October 2015

Wow so its been quite a summer break!! BACK TO REALITY! Today we started CTS and i had chosen Branding spaces as my first term topic . It was a little strange going into class with so many students from other courses but it made me a little more excited as i was able to…

Lecture 10- Language as material

During the language as material lecture we looked at poetry as a form of art and that material that involves abstract and representational art is made up of different absract symbol

Lecture 5: Authorship

This lively Lecture was dense with rich visuals and interesting concepts about what it means to be an Author and Author’s rights that have in today’s modern world. We were told about many artists, writers, makers and thinkers that define the normal conventions of Authorship- to start with most obvious Marxists Walter Benjamin who attacks…

Lecture 9 -Typography and Communication

In the typography and visual communication lecture from a theoretical angle, we discussed the definition of typography, the history and the reflection of typography, approaches as well as its communication in action. The definition of Typography is as it follows..Typography is the technique of arranging words to make written language readable and appealing. We went…

Essay Decisions

So for our essay this term i have chosen the question by Mark Inghams lecture Snap,Crackle and pop! what would life be like without Photography! So why have i chosen this question? I really enjoyed Marks lecture on the history of photography and therefore was extremely intrigued by the question ! i am a huge…