Eroda: No Land Quite Like It

Eroda: where visual art, storytelling and marketing become one

Paper
Kelly Burnet
23/05/2022
13 minutes to read

In this paper, the Eroda project is discussed which functions as a marketing campaign and an art project. The connected music video, directed by Dave Meyers, stands out for its captivating plot, English aesthetic and unusual characters.

In this paper, the Eroda project is discussed which functions as a marketing campaign and an art project. The connected music video, directed by Dave Meyers, stands out for its captivating plot, English aesthetic and unusual characters.

Screenshots from party bus footage Vindicat

The deviant image of student association Vindicat

Paper
Ruben den Boer
16/03/2022
16 minutes to read

How student association Vindicat tried to restore its own image by labeling individual members as 'deviants' (and failed). 

Witch in the woods

#Hexit: witches in Dutch political discourse

Paper
Ruben den Boer
28/02/2022
13 minutes to read

Witches are hardly political figures, but their name and likeliness are used in Dutch political discourse, for example in the hashtag #hexit. So, what actually is the discursive function of witches is in Dutch political discourse?

Decolonizing the Universal Museum

Paper
Daniel Obubo
25/02/2022
10 minutes to read

This article focuses on globalisation, universalism and the concept of the universal museum while dissecting The Declaration on the Importance and Value of Universal Museums through the context of stolen artefacts like the Benin Bronzes. 

Matteo Salvini: Bridging the Gap Between Traditional and Digital Media

Matteo Salvini: Bridging the Gap Between Traditional and Digital Media

Paper
Anita Vrins
21/02/2022
11 minutes to read

Matteo Salvini is a prominent figure in Italian politics. Part of his influence comes from a successful combination of traditional and digital media advertising. In this article, it is discussed how Salvini manages to stay ahead of the competition.

The photo of Len Cella

Len Cella: the first content creator before social media existed

Paper
Szymon Zbiegniewski
04/02/2022
8 minutes to read

Len Cella was an innovator back in the '80s who created what can retroactively be described as the first TikToks. What kind of impact have his early sketches had on the social media and content creators of today's age?

Elon Musk and his Musketeers' discourse on Twitter

Paper
Juliette Berndsen
24/01/2022
16 minutes to read

Elon Musk and his fans converse easily in memes and jokes on Twitter. While this discourse is slightly bewildering to outsiders, the power Musk holds over his fans can have a serious impact on real-world events such as cryptocurrencies.

Waking Life and Aesthetics of Liminality

Paper
Gürhan Camgöz
10/01/2022
13 minutes to read

The cinematic viewing experience and the dream states have a comparable quality. Waking Life is an interesting and perplexing film about dreams and the nature of reality, that dares us to question whether we are dreaming or awake.

A ball of light moving through a picturesque forest

Sublimity in Everybody's Gone to the Rapture

Paper
Bethany Maclachlan
17/12/2021
14 minutes to read

This paper investigates how the game Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture creates a sublime experience for players. It reveals that the game explores concepts relating to sublimity which enable an experience that could be considered sublime.

Meghan Markle

The shift in the celebrity image of Meghan Markle

Paper
Tessa Willemsen
16/12/2021
15 minutes to read

An analysis of Meghan Markle and the shift in her image from being part of the royal family to deciding to take a step back. 

The Migrant Identity: The Role of Art and Media in Identity Formation

Paper
Rebecca de Jongh
10/12/2021
31 minutes to read

Migration is one of the most important issues in our society, the migrant identity can be approached from many different angles. We will focus on the use of the migrant identity in art in relation to the image as portrayed in the media.