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“By greatly upsizing found objects into bronze, steel, porcelain or wood — thereby establishing, by means of scale, a readily identifiable distinction between the work of art and the thing it’s mimicking — Koons is returning thought to sense experience, but a form of sense experience that is both highly materialistic and deeply conservative, relying on orthodox, costly mediums to affirm the elevation of his lowborn subject matter into art.

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On Buffy, complex narratives and fandom

Television might be considered the least literary form of all but it is probably the most realistic reflection of contemporary culture and society. Fan engagement with television shows as an expression of cultural preferences and assertion of social values. 4,968 more words


Bilingualism in Academics: What the Hell Do Those Scholars Really Mean?

“Is it possible to do justice to the complexity of academic subjects while communicating clearly to nonspecialist audiences?”

This is the question raised by Gerald Graff in his article for… 1,152 more words


RCA Show

The Critical Writing in Art & Design area at the Royal College of Art show looks fantastic! Here are some images of the space and of the final publication that I produced focusing on contemporary menswear entitled… 25 more words


Stephey, Knobel, and Lankshear

Stephey’s “Lawrence Lessig: Decriminalizing the Remix,” is an article for “Times” magazine which was designed to encourage the amateur to realize the importance of Copyright reform by summarizing Lessig’s “Remix”. 279 more words

Review: CHORALE, A Sam Shepard Roadshow, The War in Heaven

The War in Heaven, Sam Shepard

“I died the day I was born and became an Angel on that day”

Whilst the non resolution of… 1,017 more words

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The Yin and Yang Of Critical Writing

From a young age, we were taught that constructive criticism would entail someone pointing out all the flaws in our work, but in a slightly non-offensive way. 262 more words

P4: Critical Reading And Writing In Your Digital Terms