Monthly Archives: October 2014

What I want to get out of my exhibition

From my exhibition, I wanted to observe the debate between Cultural theft of Cultural celebration. From having a diverse friendship group, I am personally intrigued by the cultures of my friends compared to my South Asian culture. One way of … Continue reading

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WTF is Cultural Appropriation: the1janitor view

The other, more liberal argument on Cultural Appropriation and how “you are allowed to like stuff”

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The Wretched of the Earth-Frantz Fanon

Notes: “For a colonized people the most essential value, because the most concrete, is first and foremost the land: the land which will bring them bread and, above all, dignity.” “And it is clear that in the colonial countries the … Continue reading

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Culture and Imperialism- Edward Said

Notes from Culture and Imperialism by Edward Said: “The appropriation of history, the historicization of the past, the narrativization of society, all of which give the novel its force, include the accumulation and differentiation of social space, space to be … Continue reading

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Orientalism by Edward Said

I have received Orientalism and this book has been key in developing my knowledge in politics and Post-Colonial studies. In terms of cultural appropriation, this book addresses the literary and cultural studies scholars depiction or imitate by addressing aspects of … Continue reading

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Consent form

I have completed a draft of my consent form and hope to show my supervisor before going along with gaining consent from the participants of my photography project. I used the template of a consent form my supervisor showed me … Continue reading

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The Washington Redskins (HBO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJKfs4ZnbNE&app=desktop – Jun 15, 2014 This video focuses on the Native-American rights and views in America based on the football team ‘The Washington Redskins’. The controversial name and logo of a Native creates much debate between Natives and the common … Continue reading

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