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The Purge

McLuhan tells us that a “message” is, “the change of scale or pace or pattern” that a new invention or innovation “introduces into human affairs.” (McLuhan 8). 310 more words


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Extremely well photographed, you obviously put a lot of time and effort in to understanding the problems of this type of photography. I have no real critique of your technique, well done! 1,125 more words

Assignment 2

You Look Like Me: Arjun's Mediascapers LLC

Joe Sacco is a Maltese-American cartoonist and journalist. Arjun Appadurai is an Indian anthropologist. These two men are different in almost every way, but it is what makes them similar that offers discussion. 217 more words



When watching the movie Cosmopolis, I saw close comparisons with Appadurai’s essay Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy. The movie is an ethnography of Wall Street and the elite financial investment firms in New York that want to impose themselves as the dominant players in global finance, as told through the vantage point of an elite financier in New York. 87 more words

Nav Kander


An Israeli, brought up in South Africa, now based in London.

I love this man’s biography, humorous, and quite self-effacing.


I just love Kander’s moody, poetic, artistic interpretation of the Yangtze River. 137 more words

Photographer Studies

Simon Roberts

A contemporary British photographer, specialising in people in the landscape identity and belonging


A body of work comprising 81 photographs (am I going to have that many in my final project?) 261 more words

Photographer Studies

Adriana Groisman


Born in Argentina, Adriana Groisman studied photography in New York in the 1980’s. She is an internationally renowned photojournalist, and has worked for a number of leading international publications. 319 more words

Photographer Studies