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Art Project Idea

You would give people you know really tacky or useless gifts for the holidays. The catch would be that each gift has a small tracker on it, which would allow you to trace the geographical path of these unwanted knick-knacks as they are re-gifted, donated, or thrown in the trash. 62 more words

Writing

Sketches #6 — Photographing the unseen

This post is a continuation of ‘Sketches #5 — Photographing the unseen’ at: https://cormac513273.wordpress.com/2014/12/15/sketches-5-photographing-the-unseen/

Gallery 1 below shows three images that are consistent with Assignment image number 11142029 (see fig. 140 more words

Assignment 2

Sketches #5 — Photographing the unseen

This post is a continuation of ‘Sketches #4 — Photographing the unseen’ at: https://cormac513273.wordpress.com/2014/12/08/sketches-4-photographing-the-unseen/

In her book ‘At the Edge of Sight. Photography and the unseen’ (Smith, 2013) Shawn Michelle Smith discusses an idea Roland Barthes explored in ‘Camera Lucida’, that of photography as always being a representation of ‘that-has-been’ (Smith, 2013: 23). 361 more words

Assignment 2

good day, the multi-layered experience of a Christmas tree, my tribe

Today was an incredibly beautiful day, with bright clear light and blue skies. We went over to new friends’ house for brunch. Their daughter is in Hazel’s class, and they are friends. 495 more words

The grass is greener on the other side of the screen

One way to overcome potential and real negative reactions is to use wrap your view in humorous media. Even dull products and ideas can be made more interesting to an audience with if they are presented humorously. 409 more words

Consumer Culture