Feminism
Contextual Studies

Feminism

Feminism has become more debated back into culture even though it is ongoing. Eve is the first representation of a woman in religion and it is her fault for the explosion of the human race from the garden of Eden and from this women were looked upon with negative associations. Mary Magdalene, the whore in the … Continue reading

Colour
Contextual Studies

Colour

Colour within brands e.g. Coke Cola red. You have associations learnt associations with the colour and that is due to semiotics. These can be different between cultures. Colour choice is important. ROY GBIV = the colours of the rainbow HUE → the colour itself SATURATION → How intense the colour is. Washed out or deep? LIGHTNESS → How … Continue reading

Semiotics
Contextual Studies

Semiotics

John Locke (1632 – 1704) Semiotics means mark or sign from the greek word “semeion”. Ferdinand de Saussure (1857 – 1913) Ferdinand de Saussure was a linguistics professor who studied the meaning of word and how they related to objects or things. Signifier: Words or phrases are completely arbitrary (random) yet express meaning. There is no … Continue reading

Research.
Contextual Studies

Research.

There are five major components to research and these are: Who? Who are we talking about? This may be a person, company, product, political party, movement etc. What? Be specific about the topic/thing you are discussing. The more informed you are the better sounding it’ll be. Where? Be specific as this adds context. Paris, 1922 … Continue reading