deniseardeniseMonday, Apr 17, 2017 - 04:27:14 pm
Research on STOMP, citizen journalism and repression
deniseardeniseMonday, Apr 17, 2017 - 04:23:20 pm
Some key research:
‘People who live in society have learned how to see themselves in mirrors as they appear to their friends’.
(La Nausée/ Nausea, 1938) – identity is socially constructed. Our sense of our self comes to us reflected by the people around us. The evidence on the constructive nature of identity, and the mirror metaphor Read more →
deniseardeniseMonday, Apr 17, 2017 - 04:16:33 pm
presenting 2 ideas – one from my personal experience, the other as a story idea that I have to build and research more into.
I went for testing out the second idea, Read more →
Research: Powerful Knowledge
Madeline NgaiMonday, Apr 17, 2017 - 04:28:09 am
Key subject matter:
Power, knowledge, education, schools, information
What motivates me?
In my own experience, education is the largest contributing factor in social mobility. Upon hearing the education experiences of my peers, I became interested in exploring how curricula have changed to suit adapting times, especially in Singapore where one main purpose of education is to make an individual employable.
What can Read more →
Research Content: Topic Mapping
After exploring various and different practices, I felt close to heart when I’m engaging with people in my work. As such, the possible direction I am heading is to reflect the communal space in society development.
** featured image is LOPELAB’s Urban Venture, which redefines the usage of public spaces
What Are The Stakeholders In This ProjectConcepts values, experience, memory, reminiscence, relevance Issues cultural Read more →
Research: Privacy and the Internet
Sharmayne NgMonday, Mar 06, 2017 - 06:49:52 am
90 percent of the world’s data was created in the last two years.
In recent times, we have been digitally recording and sharing so many aspects of our lives without giving much thought about the availability of these pieces of information to other people. As we continue to inevitably move toward digitising every aspect of our lives, security and privacy protection has never been Read more →
Please Mind the Gap : 2
amikomariMonday, Mar 06, 2017 - 12:31:14 am
Where is Home? Are we all immigrants? Who demarcates a country and what makes a nation? Where do displaced communities belong?
18th December was proclaimed as International Migrants Day by the UN General Assembly in 2000 — a day significant for Singaporeans as most of us are descendants of migrants, labourers who worked long hours for low Read more →
Research Content 02 : Communal Values (WIP)
What in stored in wet markets aren’t just variety and affordable fresh selections, these are the spaces that has communal experience, a microcosm of Singapore’s multi-cultural society, the part and parcel of the Singaporean way of life.
Social Roles of Wet Markets, And The Time To Adapt.
As I was expanding my understanding in the vanishing places, another aspect of “tradition v. Read more →
Please Mind the Gap : 1
amikomariSunday, Mar 05, 2017 - 11:04:33 pm
“The results showed boys and girls aged five both viewed their own gender positively, but girls aged six and seven were markedly less likely than boys to associate brilliance with their own gender.”
The article has conveyed a worrying concern over the results of girls as young as six who were already affected by Read more →
Research Content 01 : Vanishing Places Con't
“Through the years, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) have issued plans to mimic the old streetscape of Chinatown, such as converting Smith Street into Chinatown Food Street to recreate the bustling nightlife in old night market streets. Despite the efforts, the STB only managed to draw tourists to the streets and fails to bring the locals back.” Extract from the Read more →