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Screen Culture – Week 12

Screen Culture – Week 12

I certainly haven’t saved the best of 2009 for last. Screen Culture didn’t deliver me marks as high as my other subjects, but I’m not really sure why. I’m not a fan of complaining about lecturers/tutors through a one-way forum like my blog, but the […]

Screen Culture – Week 08

Screen Culture – Week 08

Process Our presentation topic for Screen Culture was ‘Immersion’. In short, immersion seems to be the Holy Grail for many artists and in particular, those working within interaction. I have vague memories of Virtual Reality machines being toured around my local area when I was […]

Screen Culture – Week 07

Screen Culture – Week 07

Research As with all my subjects this semester, ‘Week 07’ is really a week of our mid-semester break. Yes, they decided to call it ‘Research Week’, where we’re able to come in and arrange meetings with our tutors/lecturers, but as anyone who’s ever been to […]

Screen Culture – Week 06

Screen Culture – Week 06

Research Bit of a strategic sickie this week for Screen Culture. So unfortunately I missed watching excerpts of the brilliant Dr. Strangelove, as part of the topic of ‘Military History of the Computer Screen’. So instead of doing any of these readings, I took a […]

Screen Culture – Week 04

Screen Culture – Week 04

Classwork Digital Cinema was the focus for Screen Culture this week. Obviously, the term itself immediately connects with an image of contemporary cinema: theatres showing Hollywood-style, narrative film. However, as we stepped warily down the path of Lev Manovich‘s The Language of New Media, it […]

Screen Culture – Week 02

Screen Culture – Week 02

Classwork It was interesting this week to hear the responses to McLuhan’s theories. After some clarification in the lecture, we entered a tutorial-wide discussion surrounding what was mostly a question of “do you agree that the medium is the message?” Of course, this is one […]

Screen Culture – Week 01

Screen Culture – Week 01

Classwork I was encouraged by the broad scope of the introductory lecture and tutorial for Screen Culture this week. It will be the first – and only – strictly theory subject I’ve taken this year and probably a nice break from the weight of project […]