> Move on and away from the cultural stigma and highlight of injustice angle: it's been done to death.
> The place of 3D Illustration in Comics- This is a means to an end, not worth a full MA research program, just material research and application of skills.
> Exploring the silent comic- The most potential for expansion.
> Web vs Print. As John said, it's a bit of an old chestnut. worth exploring through, rather than the sole focus.
> Comics as a medium for teaching- a worthwhile and contentious subject, but can be potentially explored as part of the overall study.
focus will fall on:
EXPLORING SILENCE IN SEQUENCE
>Break down both SILENCE and SEQUENCE (Library search on both)
> Explore sequential media
> The silence of negative space
> Silence on film (and not just silent film, think Scorsese)
> devil's advocate: what about quirks of dialect, accent, loanwords? the diaspora of language's evolution that will be missed.
> LOOK. THINK. DRAW. READ.
>Hands up who likes John!