Power?….

Today’s lecture on Power was very insightful. It has also altared my original ideas on power and the components which fall in to it. Here’s a breakdown of my notes, key quotes, and what I learnt in the seminar. Friedrich Nietzsche – (Power) Was a German philosopher, poet and composer. Pervasive struggle to master and … More Power?….

Memory…

This lecture on memory was really insightful. It helped me to break down memory and look at it in a different and more complex way. Memory is produced through discourse. We spoke about the fact that ‘Collective memory’ is produced by objects, dates, people, and places. Bits and pieces that we collect together to remember … More Memory…

Panopticon… Who has the power in this spectacle?

The panopticon  is a type of institutional building designed by the theorist Jeremy Bentham in the late 18th century. the concept of the design is to allow all (pan-) inmates of an institution to be observed (-opticon) by a single watchman without the inmates being able to tell whether or not they are being watched. … More Panopticon… Who has the power in this spectacle?

Carnivalesque

This word ‘Carnivalesque’ can deciphered into so many interpretations but  for me, my personal understanding of the word is expression. Expression of emotions, feelings, moments, physical state and so fourth. Over the years we’ve seen many examples of ‘Carnivalesque’ behaviour. One being the riots of 2011 which started in the capital but then spread like wild fire … More Carnivalesque