Monthly Archives: November 2010

Presentation #3: Remembrance Day & Debord’s theory of the Society of the Spectacle

Presentation: Remembrance Day & Guy Debord’s ‘Society of the Spectacle’   Possible introduction – Remembrance Day (or Armistice) – traditionally held on the 11th November is a day in which we (those of a part of the commonwealth) honour and … Continue reading

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Spectacle Video: (In)Significance

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Spectacle Video

I’m going to make a short video based on the theme of ‘spectacle’. My idea works on two meanings of the word, being something spectacular as well as something involving Guy Debord’s theory on the society of the spectacle. After … Continue reading

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Sheffield Documentary Festival

On Thursday 4th November I travelled to Sheffield because they were holding their annual documentary festival. I went to the festival last year too and found it to be inconsistent because some of the documentaries were very nicely made, while … Continue reading

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Power Presentation II

Again applying themes involved with ‘power’ to the Chilean Miners incident, only this time myself and the group covered slightly alternative elements. Here are the things that I looked at and delivered to the class. Power can be felt everyday … Continue reading

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Obstruction #2

In the second video on the research and development blog featuring a film made by the tutor of Lars Von Trier the obstruction seems to be that of an awkward situation. The film features a man dressed in an expensive … Continue reading

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Power Presentation

As a group of 6 myself and 5 other classmates were required to make a short presentation on a global event that displayed various forms of power. We chose to talk about the Chilean Miners and delivered a 5-minute verbal … Continue reading

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