My Name is a Cartoon

when will my reflection show who I am inside.

Within this semesters studio, I have explored various artefacts in the form of VLOGs through to, (now upon their eventual completion) Mixtapes. When I first Entering the semester cockily certain since Project Brief One that it would be pretty cool… Continue Reading →

Daniel Binn’s – Welcome to your tape.

Moodboard: Smith Street x Georgia Maq Within the past week, I have continued my binge listening and exploration of cassettes as an old medium. After recording my B-Side first accidentally (clearly operating a cassette recorder was more complicated than I… Continue Reading →

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Old Media

Dismissively at the beginning of the semester, I spoke out in disdain of the revival of cassettes – holding the view quite literally that they weren’t “ironic” they compress the sound quality – something also achievable by using shitty Daiso… Continue Reading →

Take a Sip

When approaching this task our first and foremost aim was to showcase the art behind bartending – this being synonymous with capturing as many sexy shots mirroring the aesthetic of the craft to which we chose – Cocktail Bartending. Aside… Continue Reading →

Decoupage

“A photograph is not a picture of something, but is an object about something.” 
Robert Heinecken, 1965 During our third-week guest speaker Rebecca Najdowski’s talk on alternative processes of photography – I found myself reflecting on all the old photographs… Continue Reading →

Furchild

Within Bruce Sterling’s 1995 presentation ‘The life and death of media. at the 1995 International Symposium on Electronic Art, Montreal – Sterling outlined Multimedia as providing a platform for reimagining all ‘Dead’ and current media. It can be observed within… Continue Reading →

synonymous.

Within media, there is nothing as permanent as change. Media as a form is an ever changing body from video, photography and through to sound. Artefacts within this form adapt alongside developments in technology and the environmental demand. Technology runs… Continue Reading →

Nickelback

This photograph is a very important photo to me. Each of these people I had been best friends with since the age of 14 we were all having pre drinks the night before One Night Stand when Violent Soho headlined… Continue Reading →

Old Media: Instant Photography

Instant cameras are a form of cameras that utilised self-developing film. The first commercial instant camera was released in 1948. Polaroid varieties are classified by the type of film to which they use. Early Polaroids (pre-1963) used instant roll film… Continue Reading →

Week 2; Curse of the Archive

Archival documentation plays an enormous role in the way in which we understand media and create it. In accordance with Scannell (2011); The historical record is as ontologically inseparable from its recording instruments as the dancer is from the dance. (p.45)… Continue Reading →

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