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session industrial revolution

Old dead guys-reinterpret what they have to say O-late 18-19 century – industrial revolution O- cottage industries-prior the revolution(how the revolution affected them) O-strip farming O-enclosure act O-commoners-new forest O-Guy Martin revisiting the industrial revolution O-Thomas Carlyle-1829 Carlyle(point he is … Continue reading

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Session 4 archiving and conservation.18/11/12

The order of things O-Damien Hurst  (medicine cabinet) Archive because 1989 Series Installation view Peoples reliance on modern medication Why???medicine cabinet O- Jacques Derrida 2 main drives in human lives- Drive for sex Drive to death O-an archive- a collection … Continue reading

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taste

What is taste Good taste- 86 Moby Thesaurus words for “good taste”: Atticism, acquired taste, appreciation of excellence, appropriateness, chasteness, chastity, choiceness, civilized taste, civilizedness, clarity, classicalism, classicism, clearness, comeliness, correctness, cultivated taste, cultivation, culture, daintiness, delectability, delicacy, deliciousness, dignity, … Continue reading

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My cultural view

Culture Our beliefs. Values and other frames of reference by which we make sense of the world. Situated culture All those small scale communications and interactions we have on a day to day basis. This kind of culture is primarily … Continue reading

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The rise of visual culture-

e rise of visual culture- Our beliefs, values and other frames of reference by which we make sense of the world. Situated culture-shapes our culture, situated culture is an oral one, it is passed on by word of mouth. Yes … Continue reading

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memento mori

Memento mori All photographs are memento mori. Memento mori- Memento Mori is Latin for reminder of death. Skulls which are represented in Northern European portraits and still lifes, and South European depictions of saints, of the 16th and 17th centuries … Continue reading

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Visual culture

Signs+ pictures have a cultural identity and you need to already know the meaning of them to be able to understand them. Big brother eye-where does big brother come from? Big brother-1984 George Orwell book, being watched by the thing … Continue reading

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Notes session 3

Notes session 3 O-Gillian ross 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 … Continue reading

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Gate keepers-who are they? what do they do?

Gatekeepers-a close group of expert insiders,or even conspirators,who determine who is in and who is out,what is worthy of attention and what is not.what is condemned and what is condoned. gatekeepers are often gallery owners who choose whether to grant someone an exhibit. Online- http://www.utwente.nl/cw/theorieenoverzicht/theory%20clusters/media%20culture%20and%20society/gatekeeping.doc/ Viewed-29/12/12 … Continue reading

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The craft council- what is it?

The craft council is the national agency for contemporary crafts.     The crafts council’s goal is to make the U.K the best place to make, see,collect and learn about contemporary craft. The craft council delivers it’s activities through four … Continue reading

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