The Cheif. Fosso, Samuel. The one who sold Africa to the colonists. 1997. Photograph. Web. 13 April 2016. This image (page 60) explores how gender, race, look age is imposed on our bodies from the outside. In this image, Fosso visualised how his body is “Africanized’ and ‘racialized’ (Mirzeoff, Nicholas. 60) The concern of this… Continue reading Week 4, Task 4B: Image selection
Out of the two videos I watched, the one that got to me the most was Martin Scorsese on the importance of visual literacy ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I90ZluYvHic ) I found this video the most interesting because it explains how an artist (of any genre) gets the audience’s attention and how you get the emotional psychological… Continue reading Week 4, Task 4A: Video Review
E. Sociological Impact of Selfies from Sylvester Chiang Chiang, Sylvester. Sociological Impact of Selfies. Slideshow. Web. 14 March 2016. This text is very interesting as it explains why the world is changing due to selfies and the effect this is happening on people. It goes back to great artists such as Vincent Van Gogh and Andy… Continue reading Week 4, Task 3E&F: Locating relevant material
1. Make a WordCloud using keywords, phrases, concepts, ideas, issues, concerns. Refer to the chapter. 2. Start a mindmap using images; key words from your selected question; key ideas and issues raised in the Merzeoff chapeter, your own ideas or from other reading, listening or viewing you have undertaken.
Mirzeoff, Nicholas. “Putting the other in shade”. How To See The World. London: Pelican, 2015. 59-62. Print. Subcultures in visual imagery displayed to global media creating a revelation where the subculture is now more accepted than it was. This paragraph uses ‘queer voguing’ as an example, with Madonna changing the way the general public saw… Continue reading Week 4, Task 3C: Summary of a paragraph
5 Minute writing exercise: Everything I recall about the chapter. This chapter compares the 17th century to the 19th century to show the reader how visual imagery has changed visual representation on things such as the personal identity and self-portrait. This chapter covers self-portraits and the ‘visual pun’ which was used throughout the 18th and… Continue reading Week 4, Task 3B: Writing Technique
What do you think Mirzeoff is asking you to think about? (50-100 words) Mirzeoff is asking the reader to think about how the visual image and culture has changed the way that we perceive the image of identity through visual representations. He uses examples from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries to show us how… Continue reading Week 4, Task 3A: Written Response