Fan Cultures – I’m A Star Star

David Bowie At the start of the lesson we looked into David Bowie and how even though they are not with us anymore in all honesty they still are. They may have past away but there legacy and there work still remains. David bowie died two years ago in 2016 but to this day he…

Just Another Day – Monster Hunter Fanfiction

Just Another Day Written By Ronnie Jones Fandom: Monster Hunter World So, I’m currently sat here with my companion Palico Louis and my handler, my leg is broken and I’m heavily injured because I was attack by a Rathalos. You would think I would be crying and screaming as I lay my broken leg down…

Fan Cultures – Resistance Is Useless

In this session we looked at how the audience receives there fandom and how they take there fandom further than normal fans. We looked at an old doctor who episode “The Idiots Lantern” where people were glued to there screens watching the things they love giving the villain a chance to attack. Fandoms Towards the…

Fan Cultures – Defining And Deriding Fans

Zayn Malik Leaving Reactions In this lesson we looked at what defines and derides a fan, we started off looking into the fans of Zayn Malik and when he left one direction and how there fans reacted. The video didn’t make me feel uncomfortable but actually made me laugh inside, my reason for this is…

Fan Cultures – DestinyBlue

In this lesson we met our new tutor Dean October and was introduced to our new topic “fan cultures”, we sat in a circle and one by one went around telling each other what are fandom was and why we were a fan. My personal fandom is an artist i follow, her name is DestinyBlue…

Beyond Google!

during this lecture we were spoken to about google and how to use it. in my opinion i didn’t find this lecture interesting as i already knew how to use google and where to look when researching certain things, halfway through the lecture we were given a small task to complete. we were told to…

This means what?

Saussure’s own analogy is the distinction between the abstract set of rules and conventions called ‘chess’, and the actual concrete games of chess played by people in the real world. The rules of chess can be said to exist above and beyond the each individual game, and yet they only ever acquire concrete form in…

Photography & Mapping Truth

at the beginning of the lecture we were shown a picture and were asked to describe them, the picture was a painting of a town surrounded by water with people and boats, the painting looked like it was based in Italy, the sky was filled with white and grey clouds. to describe the painting i…

Cut to Copy

this lecture was all about cut to copy, about how we use collage and why we like it. during the lecture we were asked “why was collage considered so radical think about the relation to any creative practice” in my opinion i believe that collages were considered quite radical because it was an easy way…

Surveillance, Nothing to hide?

this session discussed surveillance through a range of critical texts and examples of their contemporary application, Adriana and Paul connected the theory and practice of surveillance to a wider range of ideas that were central to the CTS concerns and applied to our wide area of study. Paul and Adriana spoke to us about “Michel…