In the fashion world, trends are so quick to come and go just like the changing of seasons. Designers push up their game looking for whatever is new and exciting, so that audiences comes back again and again. This field is the first one to cross the boundaries of societal norms and self-expression. Fashion has influenced us enormously,… Continue reading Case Study (Final): Cultural Appropriation
Semester C has blown by so quickly, WOW. Over the past 9 weeks I have been focusing on writing and organizing my blog posts on a range of topics related to media, audience and place. This course was simple but challenging in a way that the blog topics were quite prescriptive if compared with other… Continue reading Blogs design and strategies
Here comes the most exciting part of BCM240 course, being able to choose a topic of interest by my own for my research project. In the final 3-4 weeks of semester I will design, implement and evaluate a digital project on one of the ways that media audience research and spatial research can interact. So… Continue reading Research Proposal on “Mukbangs”
We are at a point where fashion world is at its peak, the relation we have with the industry is fierce. We love to take that fashion into our daily life, and show it off around on the streets. But do we realise what happens if we use or wear an item from people’s culture… Continue reading Headdress and Cheongsam Cultural Appropriation
‘The Other’ lecture from BCM310 made me think a lot about things that are said and shown to us. I questioned myself whether sharing the photos/videos of people suffering is right or wrong? Does it even help us to reflect or think about a serious problem? Due to technology development, especially the internet we all… Continue reading Does Poverty Porn bring any help to the poor?
Let’s think about some questions: Would it matter to you if someone published your photo online without your permission? How about if it was an unflattering photo? And what about if it was a photo of a close friend, your child, or a relative? It’s so easy nowadays to take pictures and upload it onto… Continue reading Photography ethics ‘Can I post this picture’?
I have to begin with saying that watching a movie in a cinema is far better experience than watching one at home. It will win over it million times no matter how much we deny it, there is something about being in there with full darkness dynamic and enjoying a film with your partner in… Continue reading My Cinema Experience in Hagerstand’s concept
‘One of the most remarkable features of our domesticated races is that we see in them adaption, not indeed to the animal’s or plant’s own good, but to man’s fancy or us.’ (Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species) The two movies ‘Bambi’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast’ that I am going to mention have one… Continue reading Is it OK for human beings to give human traits to animals?
In the fashion world, trends are so quick to come and go just like the changing of seasons. Designers push up their game looking for whatever is new and exciting, so that audiences comes back again and again. This field is the first one to cross the boundaries of societal norms and self-expression. Fashion has… Continue reading Muslim Female Garment and Afro Hair Cultural Appropriation
In my week 2 blog, my dad shared his experience of watching television from his childhood. In his time all the family, friends and people from the town would gather and sit in the open area at someone’s home who had a TV to watch the television. In 1960’s it was a form of social… Continue reading How the internet is changing practices and spaces