Wherever we go, there are many signs and symbols that we recognise to inform us of everyday things, whether it be as simple as the male and female figure on a bathroom stall, or the colours on a traffic light telling us when to stop, slow and go. It’s universally agreeable that we look atContinue reading “The Power of Semiotics: Do Symbols and Signs Reinforce Racial Stereotypes?”
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Does ‘Proximity’ Stop People From Being Part Of An ‘Active Audience’?
As an Australian citizen it was interesting to see how many people actually demonstrated a genuine interest in the outcome of the US presidential election between Donald Trump and Joe Biden late last year. Despite the common argument: ‘American politics has nothing to do with Australia so why should we care?” It was evident thatContinue reading “Does ‘Proximity’ Stop People From Being Part Of An ‘Active Audience’?”
Is ‘New’ Still Relevant? Why Do We Care So Much?
Can something be truly new? It’s impossible to discuss ‘newness’ without acknowledging the inevitability of time. Yes, it is indeed possible for something to be truly new but what defines something as ‘new’ is the youthfulness of an object’s structure, quality and integrity; as longevity functions at its utmost peak when it exists at theContinue reading “Is ‘New’ Still Relevant? Why Do We Care So Much?”