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Landscape- Exercise 3.6- The Memory of Photography

For the last exercise of the section entitled Landscape as Political Text, we were asked to read and note the key points in David Bate’s essay “The Memory of Photography”. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/17540763.2010.499609 We were advised at the start of the exercise … Continue reading

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Understanding Visual Culture- Exercise 28- Buffy the Freudian

For the last exercise, we had to watch the season 4 finale of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Joss Whedon regularly incorporated Freudian and Lacanian ideas into Buffy. We were asked to note any ideological references we could find. The references … Continue reading

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Understanding Visual Culture- Exercise 17- Freud, Oedipus and Castration

In this exercise, we first had to read “The Dissolution of the Oedipal Complex” by Sigmund Freud and make notes. Task 1 Using what we had learnt, we were then asked to look at Edvard Munch’s Ashes and explain how … Continue reading

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