By blending the erratic, irritating nature of Mangold's works with the structure and order of Judd's works, I hope to create an artwork that will be interesting without being strictly dull or overly incomplete.
From the safety of my bed, I watch the sunlight ripple across the bedroom floor. It spreads like a pool of molten gold, dripping and covering the piles of clothes on the floor. It reaches the stack of unwashed plates, the dirty mugs, the wrappers that fell just short of the rubbish bin. In this… Continue reading Going Dark Pt. 1
Writing is an incredibly emotional and profound process, which involves us spilling our hearts and souls into our narratives. When we use our traumatic experiences as the basis for our writing, it can lead to a cathartic release of emotion, as we face these uncomfortable and difficult experiences again through the written word.
Warning - very personal.
In Year 10 I went on a study trip to Japan with my class. It was my first trip overseas without my family and needless to say, I was very nervous about the whole experience. However, looking back on this trip I view it as my moment of epiphany - the transformative moment when I knew Japan would have a place in my future.
I am a little behind the pack on this one, but here it is nonetheless – my reaction to watching the classic Japanese film Godzilla in class, whilst live-tweeting the experience. The tricky thing about writing last is that all the most profound and insightful discoveries have already been stated by others, so I’ll be using my tweets to guide my response.
Godzilla, or ゴジラ as it is written in Japan, is one of the most iconic 海珠 (kaiju, or monster) films of all time. I’ll admit that despite this, I’ve never seen the original, only the Hollywood remake featuring Bryan Cranston. I have also never watched a black and white film outside of high school English studies – damn you, To Kill A Mockingbird!
I don’t know why I’m so surprised, to be completely honest. As a white, atheist Australian woman with no direct links to anything across…
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Why did I choose to enrol in BCM311? Well, there's a whole bunch of reasons, including credit points and requirements for my degree. But mostly it's because I have a whole bunch of worries about my future, which were addressed in the first class. Check it out.
Wondering what the hell's going on with Channel Ten and the government's media reforms? I've broken it down here, and tried to make sense of the great big media mess it's melting into.
The final chapter in my BCM212 research project has come to a satisfying close. Thank you to all who helped me to satisfy my curiosity about the choices of BCMS students, and for joining me on this journey of ethical exploration.
This video is a little trip down memory lane. Come with me and explore my childhood, my family, and my outlook on life - hopefully, you'll begin to understand where I'm from.