Commodification of Dissent

This lecture discussed consumer capitalism and the rebellious spirit. Making us question why images/language of dissent or rebellion are used in advertising, what it is that is being offered to us, and what we are looking for. An example of visual culture presented to us was the advertising of a Boxfresh shop in Covent Garden, London... What… Continue reading Commodification of Dissent

Digital Activism

Through the aid of digital advancements and the democratisation of technology, activism and methods of protest have significantly progressed.  Whether this is an advancement on previous methods of protest or not can be queried however. The internet has transformed activism severely; it offers a cheap, faster and more efficient way of communication which helps not… Continue reading Digital Activism