Know Thy Selfie

Selfies shape who we are as they allow us to externalize our constantly changing internal self definition. This is reflected in the five selfies I have chosen to represent a major transitional phase in my life. The most interesting aspect of my identity reflected in this curated group of selfies …

Selfies as Art.

Learning about selfies as art for this module has been extremely fascinating. The work of Cindy Sherman is so imaginative. I really appreciate her ‘Centerfolds’ series, and how it comments on depictions of women. Amalia Ulman’s Instagram work is pioneering. I was astonished by the way Ulman predicted a lot …

Web Literacy

Web Literacy becomes an important tool in this day and age, and the ability to discern the validity of sources and information found online is a critical skill. People looking for clicks will post lies and misinformation purposely to deceive. Unaware audiences share these claims and spread them further. Our …

Chapter One

I grew up loving science fiction and fantasy, and have been exploring writing in the genre. I am debating turning a manuscript I am working on into a podcast, and this is essentially a teaser/exploration of that idea. Story by Rachel Giles. Narrated by Colin Giles.

Digital Audio

I am excited to choose the Digital Audio project for the creativity module. I commute both to the university and to my work, and subsequently end up spending a lot of my week listening to podcasts and music. I thought that the Digital Audio project would be an excellent opportunity for me …