MEDA101 – the first year introduction to media arts course, and the continuation of my Digital Media major at UOW. AKA I should have completed this subject last year, but due to the delusion that without a commerce double degree I would not be able to land a job post-university, I chose instead to do introduction-level business subjects. Trust me, I will not make that mistake again. … More ‘where I’m from’.
Could you imagine being kicked out of your own house, the place that you grew up in and made memories in? Can you imagine it happening because of your race? Maybe nowadays in our more accepting society, it’s hard to picture such a harsh scenario. Unfortunately, it was a reality for Africans of colour under … More Record Revolution
The American film industry, Hollywood, is a household name no matter where you live. It is simply a fact of life that everyone knows what Hollywood is, what it does, and who is involved in it. But it is in no way the only film industry out there, nor does it make the most films, … More Reverse Westernisation – The Wave of Global Cinema
Globalisation is the driving force of the future. When we think of the world today, it is easy to see the impact that globalisation has had on our way of life. Communication, trade, technology, economics, brands and growth are all ramifications of this global change, but so is outsourcing, monopolies, terrorism and exploitation, among other … More Flow Monster – The Impacts of Globalisation
So I’ve recently discovered that the Preview program on my Macbook Pro can cut around photos like Photoshop… naturally I’ve spent an hour messing around and coming up with the beautiful image above. First of all, I haven’t won anything (yet), I’ve simply been nominated to win a few awards in our BCM110 and BCM112 … More The Last Supper (Lecture)
One of the most interesting, dangerous and compelling parts of new mediums and the Internet is our online persona. Our online persona is the side of us we choose to display, curate and present to the world. They could be based on ourselves, on our secret desires and behaviours, or be completely different – the … More PewDieHide
As technology becomes more and more widespread, it is safe to say that nearly everyone has a smartphone on them. This smartphone becomes the tool of the “citizen journalist”, with Internet access to share information or opinion, plus a camera to take videos and photos. And with no filter over what can be shared on … More Someone Take the Camera off the Baby…!