Best Blog Post 2 = Week 6, Task 4: Analysis Ideology

Refer to one of your selected visual texts to explain why you think ideology is an important consideration when analysing this visual text. Kardashian, Kim “Selfish”. Book cover. 2014. Web. 29/04/2016 Ideology is important when considering this visual image because as a representative of the celebrity world, Kim Kardashian is a figure that everyone looks up… Continue reading Best Blog Post 2 = Week 6, Task 4: Analysis Ideology

Week 6, Task 3: WEEKS 4-6 REFLECTION

REFLECTION, WEEKS 4-6 From a personal perspective what has been the most interesting to you so far in this paper? I have enjoyed learning about how personal perspectives on identity have changed through time and how much identity can be altered through the use of visual imagery. • Think about the content, readings, resources, tasks… Continue reading Week 6, Task 3: WEEKS 4-6 REFLECTION

Week 6, Task 2: Build contextual knowledge on your topic

  Selfies – a visual analysis: Elizabeth Urbanski at … – YouTube This video talks about selfies and how they have developed over time and developed us as people. This video makes it clearer for me to understand how when we take selfies we are both the creator and the subject, so therefore, we choreograph how… Continue reading Week 6, Task 2: Build contextual knowledge on your topic

Week 6, Task 1: Who else is talking about my topic?

https://youtu.be/Fb2J5eDoFko Mary McGill. “Young Women, Narcissism, and the Selfie Phenomenon | Mary McGill | TEDxGalway“. TedX, 2016. Web. 27th April 2016. Mary talks about how the selfie is changing our world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRl8EIhrQjQ Prince Ea. “Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?“. YouTube, 2014. Web. 27th April 2016. Talks about how we are slowly becoming disconnected from society because… Continue reading Week 6, Task 1: Who else is talking about my topic?

Week 5, Task 4: Blog post, Demonstrate Visual Analysis

Vincent van Gogh. 1889. Painting, Oil on canvas. Web. 14 April 2016   Vincent van Gogh painted over 43 self-portraits between the years 1886 and 1889. His collection of self-portraits places him among the most prolific self-portraitists of all time. Van Gogh used portrait painting as a method of introspection, a method to make money… Continue reading Week 5, Task 4: Blog post, Demonstrate Visual Analysis

Week 5, Task 3: Essay Topic Research

A. 2015 Oscar Awards. Ellen DeGeneres. If only Bradley’s arm was longer, Best photo ever, #oscars. 2016. Photograph. Web. 14 April 2016. Historical Visual Texts: Vincent van Gogh. 1889. Painting, Oil on canvas. Web. 14 April 2016 Kahlo, Frida. Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird. Self-portrait. 1940.  Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin. 13/04/2016.… Continue reading Week 5, Task 3: Essay Topic Research

Week 5, Task 2: Contextual Understanding

pages 9 -11. Task: Write a short response explaining what stood out to you in their discussion of the two photographic images by the USA photographer Weegee. You can also consider writing style, voice, description, etc. (50-150words) The two photographic images discussed both are of an extremely violent nature, the first photograph “The First Murder… Continue reading Week 5, Task 2: Contextual Understanding