Notes session 3
O-1970-take over philosophy.
O-A sign is simply a thing, which has a particular meaning to a person.
O-Code driving hazard-coloured yellow sign-for motorists(sloe down and watch out for moose)
O-sign of Madonna + child- from painter-virgin birth-Christianity-broaden-motherhood, sanctifying motherhood(as a women it is the best you can be)red signifying royalty, blue-purity.
O-sign of big lamp post and little lamp post,-Madonna and child ,-code-highway-art,-from the artist,-Brad Downey,-for- the public,-for people interested in art at a lecture in art collage,
O- who commissioned it?
O-signify-question place of cars in our culture. Place of signs in our culture, or could be that we worship signs in our culture.
O-The way we dress, keep our hair are all signifiers, they say things about us.
O- memento mori.
All photographs are memento mori.
Memento mori- remember you will die.
A snap shot of a moment in time, to remind you of your mortality, nothing is for ever.
O-there are always 2 people in a photo, the photographer and the viewer.
O-the photo does not exist unless being viewed .
O-Vietnam burning it’s own village’s with napalm.
O-There might be something bigger that we can’t capture in photos
O-Agnes’s wedding bag
Bangle with pig-fashion-photographs.
Tracy Emien – unmade bed.
Shroud by Yeuley som-beautiful tranquil, nature, eco friendly, shroud rather than coffin.
O-connotation of your work and connotation of presentation.
O-examining ideas around truth of image power it has. representation and reality.
The male gaze-women in bond movies-function to be looked at
O- our beliefs, values and other frames of reference by which we make sense of the world.
O-situated culture- shapes our culture.
O-Situated culture is an oral one is passed on by word of mouth.
O-mass media-information, entertainment, ideas, opinions
O-yes culture has a lot to do with the way we look at things.
O-reading over things can change over time.
O- seek out an example of a piece of craft work, that has changed over time.
O- kath kidson,-
Reworking ideas about religion
More of an individual thing
O-Emily Sande- heaven(song)music videos have a lot to denote.
O-pick most interesting to you to wright in your journal.
Meaning of image, culture and the way it makes us feel and see things.