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Kean University 2019, The Network

‘Blackfishing’: To the AUC Students

For my final project, I will be discussing and "investigating" the new phenomenon of 'Blackfishing'. For those who are unfamiliar with the term, 'Blackfishing' is when a person on Instagram or Twitter (specifically a woman) who is not of color, changes her physical appearance (e.g. hair, skin color, etc.), in order to be perceived as … Continue reading ‘Blackfishing’: To the AUC Students →

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Kean University 2019, The Network

Going In Full Speed (GIFS) {Fieldguide}

  A Brief History of the GIF, From Early Internet Innovation to Ubiquitous Relic: How an image format changed the way we communicate by Lorraine Boissoneault (2017) Article Link I think this article would be a great addition to the fieldguide because it shines a light on the more positive parts to the internet and … Continue reading Going In Full Speed (GIFS) {Fieldguide} →

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Kean University 2019, The Network

Color Your Way Through the Darkness {Fieldguide}

This week for my fieldguide review, I decided to look at the art of Charles Csuri. We spoke about him in class, and I thought his idea of morphing images (overlaying and blending of visuals) was interesting. Csuri did this to form new images. In class, we reviewed his piece called "The Hummingbird." As I … Continue reading Color Your Way Through the Darkness {Fieldguide} →

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Kean University 2019, The Network

Say What? Nah, Olsen Got it All Wrong {Fieldguide}

The picture below represents my face while I reading this week's fieldguide article. I picked this article because I was drawn to the title. "Why Millennials are Making Memes About Wanting to Die" by Deidre Olsen. I was shocked and hurt because I had no idea millennials were doing that. I am a millennial myself, … Continue reading Say What? Nah, Olsen Got it All Wrong {Fieldguide} →

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Kean University 2019, The Network

Woo Hoo! Represent!

Represent- A phrase showing acknowledgment to one's background, home, social group, or original place of residence. Also similar to giving a Shout Outto one's homeboys. (Urban Dictionary) The definition above is what I think about when I hear the word "represent," and then the other forms such as self-representation. It was refreshing to learn about knowledge and insight into … Continue reading Woo Hoo! Represent! →

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Kean University 2019, The Network

To Selfie and to Unselfie…That is the Task

I was born for this job! (Not really...but here we go!) The #Selfie-Unselfie Project has fascinated me ever since I left class on Tuesday. This was the first time I have ever heard of an Unselfie. To my surprise, gathering my artifacts to describe my unselfie self was a challenge but turned into something interesting. … Continue reading To Selfie and to Unselfie…That is the Task →

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Kean University 2019, The Network

Real or Fake? Or…is the Fake Real? Is the Real Real? HELP!

“A world suffused with deepfakes and other artificially generated photographic images won’t be one in which “fake” images are routinely believed to be real, but one in which “real” images are routinely believed to be take-simply because in the wake of the Inversion. Who’ll be able to tell the difference?” -Max Read This was a … Continue reading Real or Fake? Or…is the Fake Real? Is the Real Real? HELP! →

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