Category Archives: media objects

D Day (draft day)

Today is the last day available for the honours cohort to edit, revise and work through our work thus far before submitting a first draft tonight. On a personal level, the change of scenery away from the lab and from … Continue reading

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Wordcount, structures and helping hands.

Yesterday I engaged in a very helpful discussion with Jason, a friend of mine from the Media Objects Lab. While our research areas are rather different, we have realized throughout the semester that there is still a great deal of … Continue reading

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Writing it out

In yesterday’s onslaught of pomodoros, I attempted to address the technological context of the 1970s music industry in 1000 words, predominantly through the lens of Jethro Tull’s classic concept album, Thick as a Brick. Contrary to some of my previous … Continue reading

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Uneven Structure – second installment

This post is in continuation from my previous entry, where I explained how I would use this week to look into different ways of structuring my case studies and the flow of my thesis. I have always seemed to crumble … Continue reading

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Uneven structure

On the whole, it has been a productive few days for me in Honours land. I endured a productive full-day study slog in the lab on Saturday with Steve, which saw each of us muster up word tallys to be … Continue reading

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Ontography

Below is a significant quote from Ian Bogost’s book, Alien Phenomenology regarding the research practice of ‘Ontography’. I have been studying ontography to develop a unique and speculative view of my Honours research subject, ‘the concept album’. “Ontography involves the … Continue reading

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Beyond the Concept, Prog Literature and Black metal

In weeks gone by, i wonder why, this blog and i, have seldom tried, to share the news, of daily blues; of things i choose, of lit reviews! Books i’ve loved, some i’ve shoved, words penned, assignments end. open my … Continue reading

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