Week 1, Task 5: Writing Response

Walker, Sheilagh. “Chapter seven: Conclusion. Notes to myself: Writing from the gut” Kia tau the rangimarie: Kaupapa Maori theory as a resistance against the construction of Maori as other. Auckland University: Unpublished Masters theses (excerpt), 1996. 153-154. Print. Discuss the author’s perspectives and consider her ideas Her perspectives have come from her upbringing and her… Continue reading Week 1, Task 5: Writing Response

Week 1, Task 4: Reading Reflection

Featured Image: NASA, Apollo 17 Crew. Blue Marble. 1972. Photograph. NASA Johnson Space Centre. Web. 9 March 2016 Reading reflection for: HOW TO SEE THE WORLD– NICHOLAS MIRZOEFF pages 1-11 “We assemble a world from pieces, assuming that what we see is both coherent and equivalent to reality. Until we discover it is not.” (Mirzoeff, Nicholas.… Continue reading Week 1, Task 4: Reading Reflection

Week 1, Task 2: Influences and aspirations

Keith Haring. Untitled. 1980 Sumi ink on paper. Web 9 March 2016 (http://www.gladstonegallery.com/artist/keith-haring/work/fullscreen#&panel1-1) Keith Haring was an American artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the 1980s by expressing concepts of birth, death, sexuality, and war. His art work intregues me because of how expressive yet simple… Continue reading Week 1, Task 2: Influences and aspirations

Week 1, Task 3: “Critical Thinking”

Critical Thinking to me is being able to view, interpret and understand more than what is written. This includes things such as being able to decipher whether the written work is bias, truth, lies, not the whole picture etc, understanding the connections between the ideas, the authors meaning and whom it is directed towards. Being a… Continue reading Week 1, Task 3: “Critical Thinking”