Cybernetics Party

With a name like Norbert Wiener I couldn’t not make a meme out of him. Mr. Wiener, without him we wouldn’t be able to understand cybernetics and the notion of global coordination and control as we do today. So, this week’s meme pays homage to his work and all things cybernetics through a parody of […]

The Game of Secrets

In the Game of Secrets, you win or you die. Before the invention of the telegraph, messages had to be physically transported to their receiver. (Shocking I know). This caused a dramatic shift in world perception as it became unified through the extraction and transportation of information from matter. However, a fundamental concern with the […]

MEDA101 – Project 3 – Inertia

Project Statement Inertia – “a property of matter by which it continues in its existing state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, unless that state is changed by an external force.” Sometimes, we get swept up in life’s inertia – unable to stop ourselves as we are propelled by a constant stream of […]

MEDA101 PROJECT 2: AUDIO

PROJECT STATEMENT When you’re watching a movie, you can close your eyes but you cannot mute your ears. Thus, sound is integral in creating mood and conveying stories, so I have created an audio narrative which acts as a soundscape but draws focus on specific isolated sounds to create a multidimensional experience through the protagonist’s ears. […]

#MyOvariesMadeMe

“It’s probably my ovaries making me do it, Steve” – Van Badham on QandA 2016 QandA is an excellent example of a mediated public sphere, as it is constructed to provoke debate, with the chosen participants purposely possessing a variety of contesting ideologies. But we must wonder: Who is excluded from this version of a public sphere? […]