Research project running and on it’s way!

Misinformation has become prevalent online and is becoming more difficult for University students to get credible and reliable information for study. The aim of my research project is to increase student and public awareness of false information on the internet. I have developed a research question relative to misinformation for my project: “What strategies are…

Misinformation Within Social Media

The Internet has become one of the most fundamental tools and powerful advancements in the 21st Century. Technological convergence has lead to changes within the Internet and it’s evolution. Convergence has helped shape passive users to active users, who create and publish content online. Active online users can freely post content, whether it is fact or…

Curiosity Killed the Cat

Hi all! This is my introduction post for BCM212. It’s good to be back and start a fresh new semester here at UOW. As a second year student, curiosity plays a big role in my studies. Curiosity connects to my learning in communications as it encourages me to be inquisitive and eager to keep digging deeper…

Final Project Work

Artist Statement  ‘Kaleidoscope’  Claire Scroope Materials used: digitally taken photographs transformed with Adobe Photoshop CS6 This artwork is a set of images transformed into abstract kaleidoscopes. The concept for this work was to take photographs of the natural environment and then manipulate them digitally to create an artwork containing iterative patterns. This artwork represents the…

Assessment 2: Digital coding/ processing sketch

Animated Sketches Sketch 1) Sketch 2) Artist statement: The sketches represent the theme of iteration through repeating the process of creating numerous rectangles. The inspiration for an animated sketch was drawn from looking at experimental processes on tumblr. Inspiration also came from Vera Molna’s untitled work and Sol Lewitt’s 13/11 artwork explored in the lectures by Jo Law. Molna…

Peace Journalism – A growing debate

Peace journalism can be seen as a type of movement. This concept was created by Johan Galtung. Peace journalism uses conflict analysis. It has been created as a result of research being undertaken, claiming that broadcasted news about conflict has a bias view towards violence. Peace journalism aims to include notions of balance, fairness and accuracy…

Diaspora! What is it?

Diaspora! What is it? Diaspora can include any group of people migrating or travelling from a country or region. Diaspora represents the concept of having a main home from which a person disperses. For example, this can mean a person from India migrating to Australia, and experiencing a different culture. Diaspora can also include a…

Communication Technology & Globalisation

Communication technology plays a big role within globalisation and how we communicate with different people and countries. Globalisation is global interaction and communication between different people, countries, businesses and governments. This is all mostly guided by international trades and investments. Globalisation can affect and impact areas such as political, environmental, culture, economics and so on, all on a…

Assessment 1: Analogue coding/ instructions and procedures

Nam June Paik is an innovative Korean artist who creates artistic potential in using television and how it can be used for complex artistic purposes. Paik used TV in his artworks as an influential social icon and as objects in his works. He is an artist who delves into studying electronics and engineering, which can…

Workshop 2: Human fax machine/ codification and communication

This week’s exercise was focused on the human fax machine and delving into different types of codes. This is an experiment using groups working together to form a ‘human fax machine’. Each of our groups were given an image and we were to transmit it to our other group by only using sound signals. The…

Workshop 1: Visual telegraph/ mediation and communication

‘SOS SOS. CQD CQD. Titanic. We are sinking fast. Passengers are being put into boats. Titanic’. This was the message our group received from another group. Groups went to either side of a location and decoded messages being sent across. The group sending us the message created a form of morse code using body movement….

Twitter online persona feat. celebrities

Let’s be real, we all love to see what our favourite celebrity has been up to on twitter today, and what interesting things they have to say. Would you say a celebrities online twitter persona is an accurate representation of themselves? I definitely feel as though celebrities are able to use twitter as a platform of…