Week 9 Documentation of project experiments and tests, research and critical reflection

The basis of my concept: Data visualisation - data/stats/algorithms as a muse. Further explanation written in class: Helpful link on how to visualise data - https://flowingdata.com/2017/01/24/one-dataset-visualized-25-ways/   Inspiration/Examples of ways to visualise data, from other artists: Nathalie Miebach - "Translating science data into sculpture, installation and musical scores" - http://nathaliemiebach.com/   Idea below: Sharyn O'Mara walkign drawings 2014 …

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Meantime: A Brief Personal Narrative of a Trans* Teacher

To read Meantime: A Brief Personal Narrative of a Trans* Teacher online, click here.  Brief Summary: This personal narrative piece recounts and reflects upon two significant moments in a trans teachers career. the author begins with Meantime One: The Administrator. In this segment, Buterman sets the scene with imagery of a manager's office. Buterman is called in during his brief …

My understanding of the Autoethnographic Methodology

My understanding of autoethnographic methodology has been developed from Carolyn Ellis, Tony E. Adams & Arthur P. Bochner's journal article, Autoethnography: An Overview. Since reading this, I have formed my own understanding of the topic. Autoethnographers study a culture's relational practices, common values and beliefs (Ellis, C., Adams, T.E., and Bochner, A.P. 2011) which allows individuals to form more coherent understandings. …

Testing My Patience

My slight knowledge of Japanese culture strings back to year eight and my Japanese elective (and of course my undeniable love for karaage). The only thing I've ever really taken and remembered from these old classes is 'denwa bango wa' - which when translated into English roughly means 'what is your number?'. Clearly I paid attention to the …

Week 1 Media Arts Project Analysis & Response to Set Reading

Unfortunately this week I was unable to attend the lecture and seminar, so I've done my best to catch up and make sense of everything happening this session. Fortunately, it seems very similar to practices we commenced last term, however, more advanced as it is an independent body of work. So, in following the instructions from …