Instagram Part 2

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Following the earlier post, I conducted an experiment. Brief recap on my Instagram: I joined pretty much at the beginning, and just use it as a diary. I have just over 1600 followers, and I follow around 1200. Besides people messaging us (and possibly offering commissions), the only real kind of feedback any of us get on social platforms is ‘likes’. …

Perception: the Analogue, the Digital and the Eye

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I am re-visiting a brief conversation that I had last module with Stella Baraklianou, driven by a certain deja-vu in a couple of books I am reading, as part of this module. This post revolves around the distinction between the analogue and the digital in photography, and how that impacts our view of the medium as indexical and representational. Rubinstein …