Monthly Archives: March 2013

Get This Mind In 2 Gear – Prince

While sitting in my various classes throughout the past week, i have been thinking a lot about how best to frame the research question for my thesis.. how much emphasis should be given to my study of albums, concept albums, … Continue reading

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Exploded view – Shure SM81 microphone!

I found this to be pretty interesting, when looking into ‘exploded view diagrams’ for media objects.

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A media object worth thought..

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Ontograph

Ontograph – ‘The Album’. Some useful trains of thought: What it is like for an album to be an album? Although it is impossible for me to know this, as i am ‘restricted to the resources of my own mind’ … Continue reading

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Roland Barthes and Ontography – The virtues of cataloging

Barthes’ Likes/Dislikes J’aime, je n’aime pas ~ I like, I don’t like I like: salad, cinnamon, cheese, pimento, marzipan, the smell of new-cut hay (why doesn’t someone with a “nose” make such a perfume), roses, peonies, lavender, champagne, loosely held … Continue reading

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Bogost

In the second chapter of Bogost’s ‘Alien phenomenology’, all of the troublesome theorem from chapter one begins to fall into place. ‘Ontography’ is the primary concern here – ‘revealing the rich variety of being’. Page 36 reveals some varying definitions … Continue reading

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Lecture notes! Research strategies Wednesday 20th march

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