online module in advanced visual methods

Originally posted on visual/method/culture:
The deadline for pre-registering to participate in the online module on aspects of advanced image elicitation methods run by The Open University is 13 January. The module explores different modes of ‘participation’.  Find out…

online module in advanced visual methods

Originally posted on visual/method/culture:
The deadline for pre-registering to participate in the online module on aspects of advanced image elicitation methods run by The Open University is 13 January. The module explores different modes of ‘participation’.  Find out…

Image + Text in 100 Movie Quotes – via Visual News

100 visualizations of movie quotes – funny and clever!

Image + Text in 100 Movie Quotes – via Visual News

100 visualizations of movie quotes – funny and clever!

Urban Influence: Does Where You Come From Make You Who You Are?

Preface: Back in April of 2015 my Grandparents came to stay in my house on the coast in the Dublin. They usually come about twice a year for a break from living in the hustle and bustle  of Glasgow City.

Urban Influence: Does Where You Come From Make You Who You Are?

Preface: Back in April of 2015 my Grandparents came to stay in my house on the coast in the Dublin. They usually come about twice a year for a break from living in the hustle and bustle  of Glasgow City.

People and places – A collective photo essay

For the past six weeks, a group of six engaged students and myself have been developing our visual literacy skills through the axes of seeing, looking and perceiving. Three weeks ago, we embarked ourselves in a little project. The initial task was to photograph happy/humane and unhappy/inhumane urban spaces. We decided to look at how we socialize in urban spaces and Galway was our backdrop.

People and places – A collective photo essay

For the past six weeks, a group of six engaged students and myself have been developing our visual literacy skills through the axes of seeing, looking and perceiving. Three weeks ago, we embarked ourselves in a little project. The initial task was to photograph happy/humane and unhappy/inhumane urban spaces. We decided to look at how we socialize in urban spaces and Galway was our backdrop.

Missionary Impossible: Getting Deep Into The Discourse of Pornography

‘MILF’, ‘Lesbian’, ‘Teen’ – just a few of the most popular searches on the world’s favourite porn site, PornHub, boasting an impressive 60 million visitors per day. Although both the amount and the variation of genres on offer seems generous, one

Missionary Impossible: Getting Deep Into The Discourse of Pornography

‘MILF’, ‘Lesbian’, ‘Teen’ – just a few of the most popular searches on the world’s favourite porn site, PornHub, boasting an impressive 60 million visitors per day. Although both the amount and the variation of genres on offer seems generous, one

Beauty Extremes throughout Cultures and Ages

Societies indirectly inflict a severe amount of pressure on woman to be “beautiful” and to adhere to the apparent standards one must reach in order to be considered appropriate looking. Throughout the ages, among various cultures, society has consistently depicted

Beauty Extremes throughout Cultures and Ages

Societies indirectly inflict a severe amount of pressure on woman to be “beautiful” and to adhere to the apparent standards one must reach in order to be considered appropriate looking. Throughout the ages, among various cultures, society has consistently depicted

Body Image and the media

                                                 Unrealistic images leading to unrealistic expectations  When looking at a magazine or advert on television how

Body Image and the media

                                                 Unrealistic images leading to unrealistic expectations  When looking at a magazine or advert on television how

Ultrashort – A Swiss project on the shortest of narratives

Minimal visual narratives are at the core of an interdisciplinary research project at the Lucerne School of Art and Design. Academics and artists reflect upon marginal conditions of visual display in our current image-saturated environment. Who is controlling who? What are the strategies we put in place to take ownership of pervasive technologies? How do contemporary media pragmatics look like?

Ultrashort – A Swiss project on the shortest of narratives

Minimal visual narratives are at the core of an interdisciplinary research project at the Lucerne School of Art and Design. Academics and artists reflect upon marginal conditions of visual display in our current image-saturated environment. Who is controlling who? What are the strategies we put in place to take ownership of pervasive technologies? How do contemporary media pragmatics look like?

Look Up- Seeing

“By looking and engaging with images in the world, we influence the meanings and uses assigned to the images that fill our day-to-day lives” (Sturken et al, 2001). What would a day without technology be like? For some that is

Look Up- Seeing

“By looking and engaging with images in the world, we influence the meanings and uses assigned to the images that fill our day-to-day lives” (Sturken et al, 2001). What would a day without technology be like? For some that is

Why we love taking and viewing photos of faces: Selfie statement.

The focus of this blog is to get an understanding why people love taking selfies and how they have become so common in our world today. One of the firsts reasons behind the science of face photos, is that we

Why we love taking and viewing photos of faces: Selfie statement.

The focus of this blog is to get an understanding why people love taking selfies and how they have become so common in our world today. One of the firsts reasons behind the science of face photos, is that we