Monthly Archives: June 2014

Understanding Visual Culture- Assignment 2- The Displaced Image

For this assignment we had to look at ‘Appropriation Art’ and how artists have incorporated the work of others into their own work and how this affects the meaning of the piece. In order to do this we had to … Continue reading

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Understanding Visual Culture- Part 2- Good Taste

For this exercise, we had to read “The bottom line on planet one: squaring up to The Face” written by Dick Hebdige in the course reader and answer questions. Does Hebdige make a clear distinction between ‘high’ and ‘popular’ culture? … Continue reading

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People & Place- Assignment 4- A Sense of Place

This assignment asked us to imagine that we were on assignment for an intelligent and thoughtful travel publication that is demanding a considered and in-depth treatment. We had to choose a place we either knew well or were prepared to … Continue reading

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Understanding Visual Culture- Part 2- The Society of the Spectacle

In this exercise we had to read “Separation Perfected” by Guy Debord in the course reader. As explained in the exercise, I had to read the chapter a few times in order for it to sink in and so I … Continue reading

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