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W4 - REFLECTION OF 'MARKETING AND FEMINISM IN HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE'
I haven’t really touched feminism before, but based on this reading, I found that the movement of feminism had a similar path as the most other kinds of movements in the history, which from the  initial breakthrough to the rise of movement, then to t (More)
"Striptease" Response - Christina Kyrio
  Soliloquy/Monologue response on “Striptease” by Roland Barthes I imagine the environment of a strip club to be dark, fearsome, selfish. I imagine nothing but expectations and a strip of all morals. I don't really know if what I just (More)
W2 - REFLECTION OF 'APPEARANCE AND REALITY'
Here we have already the beginning of one of the distinctions that cause most trouble in the philosophy, the distinction between ‘appearance’ and ‘reality’, between what things seem to be and what they are. The painter wants to know what things seem (More)
Images and Ideology
Images have always been the visual language which reflected the society and reality since the camera has been invented. With the improvement of the technologies, photographs now can be ‘makeup’ by photographers and editors. Cameras not only record th (More)
W1 - REFLECTION OF “IMAGES AND IDEOLOGY”
‘ To explore the meaning of images is to recognize that they are produced within dynamics of social power and ideology.’ This sentence has reminded me the stuff that we learned in the first year — window and mirror, denotation and connotation. Denot (More)
The crisis of the real - Lauren Richardson
Andy Grundberg’s ‘Crisis of the real’ explores the varying definitions of the developments of artworks throughout the postmodern era, detailing that these are very much dependant on the medium. However, Grundberg suggests that this idea is often chal (More)
Reading #1 Response
The reading looks heavily at the relationship between fashion/art and politics. In relation to the questions I have a few thoughts. Aesthetically and politically fashion has lately looked at and explored gender identity, recently focusing heavily (More)