Month October 2016

Book Project: #13 Clouds

So many thoughts: themes, contrasts; words; symbols … Organizing and making sense of it all; getting the confusion under control is a challenge. I’ve created word clouds to pull things together; to help me abstract out the essence.

Book Project: #12 What’s the Title?

I need a title.  It will set the context for the reader.  For me too. My working title is “The Impact of Globalization on Local Cultures: Or How I learnt to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.” The subtitle is taken…

Book Project: #11 The Spine

I was reading Sheila Curran Bernard’s work Documentary Storytelling where she refers to the notion of narrative spine: that single thread that drives the film forward from beginning to end.   I think I need to create a spine; something that…

Book Project: #10 It’s Getting Complicated

I was reading an article by Melanie Friend: Representing Immigration Detainees: The Juxtaposition of Image and Sound in Border Country published in Forum: Qualitative Social Research, Vol. 11 No.2 Art. 33, May 2010 and I was struck by how she was…

Book Project: #9 Semiotics

I was reading Photography: A Critical Introduction, by Liz Wells and the topic of Semiotics was presented in the context of photography: “American semiotician C.S. Peirce further distinguished between iconic, indexical and symbolic codes. Iconic codes are based on resemblance,…