Below is a curation of what I believe to be my most engaging tweets and replies made over the course of the last 8 weeks. For the full body of my twitter contributions click here.
Ghost in the Shell
In the first week of the course, the screening was of the 1995 science-fiction anime ‘Ghost in the Shell’.
The key insight I wished to contribute during this preliminary screening, was that of the film’s beautiful illustration of duality of life, between artificial and natural. In addition to the mediums inherent duality of western and Japanese culture. Both of which I perceive as a metaphoric representation of Japan’s own duality of traditional Japanese culture mixing with post war Americanisation, creating a new wave of emergent, hybrid Japanese art. Which was represented by life emerging out of artificial confines.
The second week brought a discussion of Cybernetics and a screening…
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