In terms of aesthetics, reception and general ethnography, YouTube is extremely fertile ground for academic examination. Unlike the critical analysis of a film or the relationship between sound and vision, a critical analysis of the practices of YouTube require a far more tactile method of analysis; it is at the very least a massive variation on the typical visual media format and at most a … Continue reading Becoming YouTube – Aesthetics And Reception of Video Blogging.
Housed in the second floor of Tate Liverpool, Thresholds is just one of their projects in line with this year’s Liverpool Biennial. The exhibition shows off the latest pieces out of Tate’s vault but also is a quirky collection of pieces that tie in with theme of The Unexpected Guest and hospitality. Just under twenty artists’ work is showcased ranging from just about every conceivable … Continue reading Thresholds – Tate Liverpool (Liverpool Biennial 2012)