Who’s the fairest of them all?

A couple years back now, when I was in year 10 in high school, a once in a lifetime opportunity arose. My high school had teamed up with a program that connected students on school trips to volunteer work in under privileged provinces in Vietnam. It wasn't just your typical person volunteers while staying in luxury …

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Week 5 Draft project proposal, rough plan and schedule

Continuation of Draft Proposal: I am going to create a work that focuses on the fast fashion industry and its ethics, environmental impact and manufacturing. I am going to research and collect striking and confronting facts, statistics and data, and then materialise these figures. I will materialise these figures through several hand stitched, machine stitched …

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. …

Week 3 Development

I was finally back in class this week! This lesson, we spent a lot of time developing content and ideas for our first assessment task. We really focused on developing our personal online portfolio and our profile statements. Brainstorm of my ideas, key words, phrases and sentences for my profile statement: Platform to showcase my …

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 …

The importance and effectiveness of developing a business branding model on Instagram

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