Food consumption is a significant aspect of our lives that is ingrained into our monotonous routines regardless of your cultural background, age or geographical location. However, these three factors play a vital role in the food choices we make as the socialisation of each individual varies. We ask ourselves the question, do we experience different […]Read more "Autoethnographic Analysis on Spice Alley"
By analysing my previous blog post discussing my own autoethnographic study undertaken during the opening weeks of this semester, and comparing my own evaluations and comments to the various key points in the Ellis et al. (2011) reading, It definitely makes it easier to understand the obstacles and the struggles of undertaking my own autethnographic […]Read more "Researcher is Researched"
In BCM320, the main focus has been exploring autoethnographic ideas and experiences, of both others and our own, throughout the semester. However, it has definitely been a challenging task to perform a study of myself and my own experiences, as it is something I am not overly familiar with doing often. Initially this subject was […]Read more "My Autoethnographic Experience"
For this weeks blog post, I will be addressing the assigned reading Ellis et all (2011) on auto ethnography, as well as addressing the class viewing and Japanese animated cyberpunk film ‘Akira’. AUTO – personal experience ETHNO – understanding cultural experiences GRAPHY – describe and systematically analyse Above is how simply they’ve described the meaning of the […]Read more "Live Tweeting ‘Akira’ (1988)"
This semester, I have committed to another session of live-tweeting and first up in week one of BCM320 Digital Asia, is the 2006 South Korean film ‘The Host’. Having already experienced live-tweeting in previous semesters at UOW, the only thing new to me was the content we were live-tweeting about. Understandably, Asian movies are not […]Read more "Live-Tweeting ‘The Host’ (2006)"
During the final week of testing during class, gaining feedback from tutors and classmates was critical in finding what worked and what didn’t with my projects lay out. Thus due to previous weeks being unable to venture into class for feedback, week 13 was my only opportunity for my photographic series to be critiqued. My […]Read more "MEDA301: Week 13 – Final Installation Journal Entry"
During these two weeks of class I was limited to researching and photographing at home due to sickness. However this did not stop me from still going around and taking images and meeting with my photography subjects while around home. Borrowing a DSLR camera from my friend made things a lot easier by eliminating the […]Read more "MEDA301: Week 11 & 12 Journal Entry"