As part of our assessment for the final course of this Master’s degree, we have been working on 3D models of objects from our homes for the upcoming ‘Covid-19 Collection’. In this post, I will briefly reflect on some of the challenges faced and how I overcame them in my
Photo credit: Mario Purisic The relationship between heritage, identity, collection and curation has been a hotly debated topic in the GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) sector in recent years. In a world increasingly saturated with digital media and coming to terms with one of the most widespread anti-racism movements
Photo credit Marius Masalar. (This is part 2 of the 3 part blog post series on Critical Making that myself and my group created. Click here to see part 1. Click here to see part 3.) The term Critical Making is an exciting yet elusive one to pin down. Since
Well, it’s almost that time again! The period is nearing its end and soon we will be handing in our final assignments for 2020! Though it has been tough to keep motivated and focused in this final stretch of this long, long year, especially with the added difficulties and stressors
Photo credit: Gabriel Matula For the final paper of the course ‘Transformations in Digital Cultures’ I conducted an online ethnographic study on the practices of a content creator on OnlyFans. Though just an exercise and small in scale, this study reveals several interesting insights about the nature of work on
Photo credit: Jill Heyer During the course of this last eight weeks in the MA program we have covered a diverse and interesting array of topics. From the hopes, dreams, practicalities and problems surrounding Blockchain technologies, to the possibilities and concerns expressed regarding the use of Augmented Reality in a
Photo credit: Madeleine Ragsdale The year 2020 has been the first occasion for many outside Australia to reflect on the nation’s politics. Before the unprecedented disaster of the nationwide bushfires this year, Australia and its political concerns have remained a rather niche topic of interest in the Euro-American sphere with
My paintbrush darts back and forth over the page as the tinny, compressed vocal tones issue forth from my laptop speakers. “…nature become ever prettier in images of national parks and in nature documentaries than it ever is in raw reality”, the voice tells me. “That’s an interesting point”, I think.