So I've recently discovered that the Preview program on my Macbook Pro can cut around photos like Photoshop... naturally I've spent an hour messing around and coming up with the beautiful image above. First of all, I haven't won anything (yet), I've simply been nominated to win a few awards in our BCM110 and BCM112… Continue reading The Last Supper (Lecture)
Forget Lannisters, Starks and Targaryens - we've got Rineharts, Packers and Murdochs battling to claim every slice of media they can and come out on top in the fight for the Australian media throne. Simply put, the media industries are becoming more and more powerful; as we see an increase in channels of information, there is… Continue reading Game of Thrones – Who’s King of Australian Media?
One of the most profound image series I ever saw was shown to me only a few weeks ago by a friend of mine. At first I thought it was a pretty interpretation of a girl's life and didn't think much more into it, but when this topic arose in class it was the first thing… Continue reading Beauty is Pain
From the first showing of the Lumière Brother's "L'arrivée d'un train en gare de La Ciotat", film and television has been a fully immersive and collective experience for those watching. This is the beginnings of the "media audience" -a group that together, in one place, shares an experience with one another. However, as the medium… Continue reading The Rise of The Couch Potato
Media. It's everywhere, it's changing the world, and it's a huge part of my life. So naturally, a communication and media degree is going to be my first choice! (Just ignore the commerce part of my double degree for the sake of this argument.)
FEFO - "Fail early, fail often". It's a term my lecturer threw around last Monday in my first ever university lecture, encouraging us to try everything without hesitation, and move on from our failures. Therefore in the spirit of FEFO, I present to you BYUKI - my first ever experience as a blogger and a public online presence.