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Graphic Novel

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Graphic novels are a contemporary literature form of long stories told in comics format. They have the same characteristics of comics: multimodality, cartooning techniques and elements (panels, gutters).

Comics

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Comics (generally referring to comic books and comic strips) are a popular form of visual storytelling that combines still images and text.

Picturebook

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The picturebook is a storytelling medium that presents its text in both verbal and visual language. According to Barbara Bader (1976), a picturebook is words and illustrations in a total design, “an item of manufacture and a commercial product; a social, cultural, historic document; and foremost, an experience for a [reader / beholder]. As an art form it hinges on the interdependence of pictures and words, on the simultaneous display of two facing pages, and on the drama of the turning page” (ibid., p.1).

Arts

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Arts is originally related to art and as such refers to a skill and to creativity. In antiquity and in medieval European universities seven artes were considered important: grammar, logic, rhetoric, arithmetic, geometry, music and astronomy. From the 18th and 19th centuries on – the period of Romanticism and upcoming bourgeois society - the artist, the one who makes art, was regarded as someone with a special talent and authentic character.

APESHIT: The Carters versus Globalization and Art

Paper
Jaimy Pijpers
10/02/2023
10 minutes to read

An analysis of the music video of APESHIT by the Carters. The music video criticizes the Western monopolization of Art. This paper analyses the music video through the perspective of McDonaldization, Colonialism, Art history, and World Art.

East Side Gallery - globalized monument in one of Europe's capitals

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Gabriel Kuczyński
21/06/2023
12 minutes to read

East Side Gallery is one of the most famous landmarks in Berlin. For decades it has hosted a flow of ideas and critiques about Europe's troubled past. This essay explores its significance through the lens of globalization.

What we do in the shadows TV show

The mockumentary film and TV show ‘What We Do In The Shadows’

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Kelly Burnet
13/01/2023
17 minutes to read

Modern cinema and popular culture are not done with vampirism. The award-winning mockumentary film and show 'What we do in the shadows' features vampires, and other monsters, trying to make sense of modern life.

r/place reddit void popculture

R/place through the Lens of Relational Art

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Marit van Dijck
09/12/2022
9 minutes to read

R/place is a perfect example of relational participatory art. This paper explores why it can be classified as such, and how it decommodifies and re-democratizes the collaborative, online pixel board artform. 

Multisensory Realities of Authentic Artworks

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Olga Koltsova
18/11/2022
9 minutes to read

This paper demonstrates how the multisensory design of an art exhibition challenges the concept of artworks' authenticity and allows visitors to connect with the art at a more intimate level.

Knives Out (2019)

Knives Out (2019) and the classical detective formula

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Chi-chieh Huang
12/10/2022
14 minutes to read

This article examines how director Rian Johnson follows and deviates from the classical detective formula to create a murder mystery filled with twists and turns in Knives Out (2019).

A frame from Miranda July's Somebody movie

Miranda’s July Relational and Participatory Art

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Szymon Zbiegniewski
24/10/2022
10 minutes to read

In 2014 Miranda July created a project that asked a question about how difficult it is to approach strangers. In this paper, I analyze this project through relational aesthetics and participatory art.