The surfer represents the development of the internet, technology and social media and the wave behind is the follow of mass produced content that has come with it. Everyone is a content producer/editor/photographer slash slash slash! We are all masters of content producing now, whether it’s photography, blog writing, journal articles etc. Want to become… Continue reading Mass Content Producing
Artist: Kenneth Noland Year: 1964 Name: Bridge Source: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/b8/%27Bridge%27_by_Kenneth_Noland%2C_1964…jpeg Instructions Start with a blank 22cm by 22cm square sheet of white paper Paint a dark blue 2cm line as straight as you can, starting from the top left hand corner of the page down to 4 cm to the left of the bottom right and… Continue reading Abstraction of Instructions
Information becomes very powerful when production is reliant on it. The whole idea of labour is strongly related to physical work but moving towards an information reliant society labour now comes in the form of information and information collecting and processing. It is now ruling our society and what we do and how we act.… Continue reading WEEK 4: Liquid Labour
Space between people is no longer a factor in not being able to communicate with others since the start of the early internet and personal computer. This is where the idea of the global village rose because before the development of technology especially the Internet the geographic location of people stopped them from communicating but… Continue reading Network Society Paradigm
As soon as the telegraph became a justifiable method of communication (meaning it didn’t take 2-3 minutes to send each character) a whole lot of networks arose! They were everywhere! Anyone who had a telegraph could form a network and majority of people could join a network when it became affordable. Opera is known for… Continue reading “The Pulse of the World”
All media platforms can be pretty much divided into two groups, opened or closed. Closed…“closed” system represents the old way of doing things: broadcasting from a single control point to a passive mass audience and allowing for virtually no feedback or participation.”– John Proffitt Opened…“Anyone can add content and express their ideas and opinions… Continue reading To be open or to be closed?
Before technological advancements and all of this access to media at our finger tips, ‘micro celebrities‘ never existed because they are created via things like social media. There are many definitions of micro celebrity: “One who gains a cult or mainstream following due to viral internet distribution. Does not refer to those who have gained… Continue reading The Micro Celebrity