For this project I was inspired by Andy Warhol’s works which were rich in block colours and repetition of patterns, as well as the minimalism art movement. [Andy Warhol, Campbell’s Soup Cans, 1968] 54 To create the somewhat simplistic block aesthetic of Warhol’s works, I decided to use simple coding practices as to not over-complicate the […]Read more "MEDA102 Assignment 2"
With globalisation, comes the need to cater for and respect a diverse range of cultures within our own cultures. However this can be difficult to achieve when someone else’s culture is viewed and understood through the mind of a person from a different culture, especially in terms of overcoming both racial and cultural stereotypes.This is […]Read more "International Education and Cultural Competence"
Often when the topic of film or cinema comes to the forefront of conversation, it is based around the production of films within the Hollywood industry, however there has been a rise in popularity for global film industries outside of Hollywood, such as Korean cinema. When this topic came up in class I was quite […]Read more "What’s the Deal with Korean Films?"
So as it stands now, there are very few people who own the whole of Australia’s media. What does this mean? Well, the opinions of these people weigh in heavily in what the Australian consumer receives. Figures such as the Murdoch family, the Packer’s and Gina Rinehart have managed to stake their claims in their […]Read more "We See What They Want Us to See: Media Flows and Saturation Coverage within Australia"
“Art is based on the fact that a man, receiving through his sense of hearing or sight another man’s expression of feeling, is capable of experiencing the emotion which moved the man who expressed it.” (Leo Tolstoy , ‘What is Art’ 1896) Traditional art is most often measured in greatness by how it conveys an artists emotions […]Read more "MEDA102: Instructions and Procedural Actions – Sol LeWitt"
For the third project for MEDA101 I decided to take a more simplistic approach and explore how a music piece can make a space feel a certain way, when it more or less is completely unrelated to the space. The music piece I used is Mia’s piece ‘Beyond’. For me the sound conjured feelings of […]Read more "MEDA101 Project #3"
John Marsden starts the story off with the main character Ellie and her group of friends from Wirrawee planning a camping trip down in ‘Hell’, a gorge in the Australia bush. They soon return from their trip to find that their houses are empty and their country has become the target of an invasion by a […]Read more "DA Review: John Mardsen’s ‘Tomorrow When the War Began’"