Part two: Creative reading – Project 1 – The craft of writing – Exercise 3

Since I haven’t read anything for some time now, I picked the first -smallest- book I could find. In this case, I got to read a short story from The World’s One Hundred Best Short Stories collection (1927) that was sitting on the bookshelf. The story was “His First Penitent” by James Oliver Curwood (c.1920).… Read More Part two: Creative reading – Project 1 – The craft of writing – Exercise 3

Part two: Creative reading – Project 1 – The craft of writing – Exercise 2

I’ve been postponing this exercise. I knew it would make me feel I have no life nowadays. Doing something simple, like taking a walk, be in touch with the human kind or whatever life form most are, seems like a distant memory in *B.C. era. But, just like many things, it has to be done.… Read More Part two: Creative reading – Project 1 – The craft of writing – Exercise 2

Part two: Creative reading – Project 1 – RESEARCH POINT

*please note, there are texts that include links which open in a new window For the last few thousands of years the linguistic progress of the man has accelerated greatly even though innovations on the subject have been few. From wax tablets to printing press, from typewriters to laptops, all have resulted from the need… Read More Part two: Creative reading – Project 1 – RESEARCH POINT

Part two: Creative reading – Project 1 – The craft of writing – Exercise 1

According to Richard Dawkins, the accidental father of Internet memes, there is a system of behavior that passes from one individual to another by nongenetic means through imitation. He suggested that if there can be a perfect copy of genes like in the DNA, the same pattern must apply in other things in the world.… Read More Part two: Creative reading – Project 1 – The craft of writing – Exercise 1

Part two: Creative reading – Introduction- Exercise

WHY PEOPLE READ WHY PEOPLE WRITE … to escape from reality …to escape from reality …to view the world through someone else’s eyes …to become someone else …to learn of, to aquire knowledge through someone’s experiences …to carry on the oral storytelling tradition …to imagine the future …to create a futuristic world …to learn other… Read More Part two: Creative reading – Introduction- Exercise

Part one: Contemporary art – Assignment one: Part A and B – REFLECTION

I’d like to think I followed all the necessary rules needed while completing the two part assignment. Demonstration of subject based knowledge and understanding  Primary sources: I used as a primary source for the Part B of the assignment Jeremy Deller’s interview he gave at London College of Communication’s Programme Director for Journalism and Publishing,… Read More Part one: Contemporary art – Assignment one: Part A and B – REFLECTION

Part one: Contemporary art – Project 3 -Place in art – CASE STUDY – ‘A Place Beyond Belief’

I thought at first it was a billboard type of artwork on the side of a highway. At a second glance I noticed an orthodox church, that threw me off. There aren’t many places in the world you can have orthodoxy, I thought it could be the Balkans in that case, even Greece. If I… Read More Part one: Contemporary art – Project 3 -Place in art – CASE STUDY – ‘A Place Beyond Belief’

Part one: Contemporary art – Project 3 -Place in art – Exercise 3 – Gallery or site visit

  For this exercise I needed to visit a gallery of contemporary art related to Place as we have seen so far in Part 1, Project 3, of the course. I live in the countryside of Greece but thankfully the National Gallery has opened its annex at the nearby town the last few years. There… Read More Part one: Contemporary art – Project 3 -Place in art – Exercise 3 – Gallery or site visit