The ‘Bathroom Billboard’: Gender Politics of Single-Sex Bathroom Graffiti

The bare walls of a public bathroom stall present a perfect opportunity: almost untraceable anonymous self-expression. So, what do you do when faced with the power to say whatever you want, to possibly whoever you want, and no one will ever know? Well, apparently most of us just talk about sex and draw dicks. Typical.

Buddhism: Spirituality, Mudras, and Fo Guang Shan

Recently, Josh, Allanah and I conducted an autoethnographic study about Buddhism. Honestly, we chose to do so, because there was a Buddhist temple nearby to our place of study, and because all of us had little to no prior experience with Buddhism. Thus, this autoethnographic journey would be one of discovery, and unexpected epiphanies.

You Beta Work

JOSH - TIKTOK You had a very honest approach to reviewing your original project. Acknowledging when it's time to change a project is a great quality to have, especially in the chopping and changing world of digital media. You were able to narrow down the issues to having the "wrong platform" and "wrong audience" - …

Framing Matters

"Frames serve to simplify a complex issue or choice by emphasising one dimension over another." -  Matthew C. Nisbet "Framing is inevitable in making media". When media is packaged, it usually has a central storyline, derived from the schema from which its frame is based. This schema reflects pre-existing ideas that the frame is intending to …

Revelations

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but having new eyes" - Marcel Proust I have found the process of researching the relation between Push Notifications and Students very interesting. Initially, I set out determined to prove that push notifications are a major distraction, and I thought, surely, my research must …

Ah, ee, push it

Are you one of those people who gets a notification in class and suddenly ends up way down a social media rabbit hole? We've all done it. I know I do it, often. In fact, I purposely set all of my devices to 'do-not-disturb' for the sole purpose of preventing procrastination-by-social-media. But, at the same time, …

A Proposal

It’s the week before final exams, you’re rapidly typing up revision notes, Spotify is on full blast and you’re in the zone. And then, it happens. Just one at first, but then another, and another… and another until the cacophony of vibrations emerging from your phone hits your final nerve – and you crack. Fast-forward, …