Cybernetic Auto-ethnography

Cybernetic Auto-ethnography In the following explanatory statement for Critical Intervention 03, I will demonstrate that I have used Cybernetics Theory and data analysis as a qualitative research tool. In particular, I will evaluate the worthiness of data analysis as a method to interpret colour data results from a series of photographs collected over a three-week…

The Body in Cyberspace

In 1916, British artist Norman Wilkins created Dazzle camouflage, which was used on Royal Navy war ships during the First World War. Wilkins’ innovation consisted of sharply contrasting colours, often black, white and grey, that were painted as geometric shapes. These lines and stripes would often intersect with each other creating false perspectives, eluding enemy…

The Kailyard School and Scottish Cultural Memory

In Cultural Memory Studies – An International and interdisciplinary handbook (2010), Astrid Erll asks what kinds of cultural memory are produced by literature and film.  Cultural memory is based on communication through media via a host of different media operating within systems: religious texts, painting, TV documentary, films, music, monuments etc. Eril argues that each…