Chapter 6 - The Crafting of Contemporary Fanzines I've delved further into the world of zines today through reading a section of the controversial 'Fanzines', by Teal Triggs. Since the early 1990s, the zine culture and craft culture can be seen to be linked. Triggs includes an anecdote, sending us to the second annual London Zine… Continue reading The growing relationship of Zines and Crafts
I signed up to a talk/workshop from Ben Kelly today, which was really intriguing; it was based on his design past (he has done some BIIIIIG work in both graphic and interior design). He's looking for some students to come up with some posters for future seminars he's hosting, and I signed up. This is when I… Continue reading Ben Kelly Design
15,000 BC, Lascaux, France. By this time, Modern Humans have replaced Neanderthals and cave paintings were becoming present. Large animals played a huge part in caved paintings especially in the Lascaux caves. 1940, Lascaux, France. 18 year old, Marcel Ravidat, discovers the entrance to the cave and the paintings are exposed to the world. The… Continue reading A Brief History Lesson
We were set a research task yesterday, finding out what the world would be like if there was no concept of sleep. We were told we could look at it politically, socially, environmentally, or culturally. In our group we decided to look at it socially, and more specifically to look into what people would be… Continue reading A world without sleep…
New university, same me. Sticking to my true nature I went to the wrong classes on Thursday by going to my afternoon session in the morning and my morning session in the afternoon. Typical. With our tutor Harriet, we started the class doing a 5 minute self portrait... Don't laugh. It then became soppy and… Continue reading I remember
First week at uni = good. Despite feeling severely overwhelmed by the huge change between university and sixth form, and by the mass of information that's been thrown at us; I think I'm going to enjoy it here.