Postmodernism- Here to Stay. Altermodernism- Go Away

Postmodernism – prospering and thriving? Not quite, however, it is still alive. The period is no longer in its prime, as much has been brought anew since the term was first introduced. Although, the characteristics that are embodied through the postmodern era are still present. Nicholas Bourriad, curator and art critic, may refute this statement,…

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Artifacts and Interaction

After visiting the Ontario Museum of Archeology, I noticed that many artifacts were kept behind glass walls. For humans, touch is one of our strongest senses from which we gain access to information about an object; we are able to feel texture, irregularities, and weight. Going to a museum however, is quite different. We are…

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Stories Cut Short

June 12th, 2016 is a date that will live in memory for years to come. A man walked into a gay club on Latin night, and started shooting. 49 people were killed and 53 injured before the shooter was shot and killed by police. The country mourned. The world mourned. But I – I was…

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Assault is About Power

Last week in our Year Two SASAH class, Joel had Allison Pryde come in to talk to us about sexual violence and consent. Allison Pryde is an accomplished person, studying philosophy and women’s studies, getting her MA, working for the Sexual Assault Centre of London. Her presentation and the conversation it created was interesting. I…

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