Language as Material: Materiality and Method – Andrea Mason

"Uncreative writing mirrors the ethos of net neutral advocates, claiming that one way of treating language is materially, focusing on formal qualities as well as communicative ones. ... even in their most abstracted form, letters are embedded with semantic, semiotic, historical, cultural and associative meanings." (Goldsmith, 2011) This lecture continued on from the theme of… Continue reading Language as Material: Materiality and Method – Andrea Mason

Left Brain, Right Brain – Harriet Edwards

Looking at the way the brain works, particularly focusing on the functionality of the two hemispheres; this lecture followed on from Edward's previous, about Line and Memory. In preparation we were asked to read an extract from ‘The Master and His Emissary’ by Iain McGilchrist, 2009. This introduced us to the idea that the left and… Continue reading Left Brain, Right Brain – Harriet Edwards