Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Visited 4 seasons exhibition.
Thought provoking and interesting use of multimedia sequential narrative.

John (PM)

Academic Reading

> Maintain a kind of distance

> Be a detective. ACADEMIC GUMSHOE

> Skim read

> Cut to the index/bibliography: Scan for your key words/subject area.

> Follow the trial of other writers along their bibliography

> Economy of time: streamline your reading.


How to Record Reading

> Notes

> Index Cards

Harvard System

Arranged by author

Brief notes

Marks out of 10 for relevance

Where you found it

> Look for themes

> Demonstrate depth and breadth

> Be busy full time: be varied

PUSH YOURSELF

NOBODY ELSE WILL

This first phase is painful.

Work with it, don't stop, deal with it.

GET QUESTION

1) Find Out
2) Do it
3) Write About it


Tutorial

> Drawing as Visual Communication

> Took the hard path into semiotics. Begin with Visible Signs/Left to Right by David Crow

> Creatives and the distrust of the now, the need to alter life (either small or meta scale)

> Draw the research/practise models

6 KEY WORDS

> Sequence

> Silence

> Narrative

> Authorship (designer as author)

> Context

> ???*

The Narrative:

What is it going to be?

> Self written?

> Using another's text?


Think about and have ideas for next week.

EXERCISES:

1) Take a journey

2) Boredom (30+ images)

Film Screening

"JUST DO IT"

Inspiring film about young demonstrators and modern day outlaws.

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