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Temperature testing leading to ongoing curriculum evolution in Creative Arts modules
Data comes in many forms, and while TEF will draw on specific metrics, student satisfaction can be measured in a variety of ways, including poster sessions and discussion groups. The informal gathering of data about student ...
Acts of Undressing : Politics, Eroticism and Discarded Clothing
(Bloomsbury Academic, 2016-11)
Acts of Undressing: Politics, eroticism and discarded clothing This monograph explores the significance of undressing in various cultural and social contexts. Overall, the book takes a broad focus, exploring the many ...
The Failures of Audio Described Striptease : How visually impaired viewers are deprived opportunities for voyeurism
Ofcom/ITC guidelines on audio description recommend the prioritisation of the actions of the protagonist. While this approach may be appropriate in many cases, it may also deprive partially-sighted viewers of an experience ...
The Superhero Costume : Identity and Disguise in Fact and Fiction
(Bloomsbury Academic, 2015-11-19)
Costume defines the superhero, disguising and distinguishing him or her from the civilian alter ego. The often garish garb expresses a hero's otherness and empowers its wearers to seek a primal form of justice. This book ...
Fluid typography: transforming letterforms in television idents
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to propose that, within the practice of motion branding, transforming type has been largely neglected by existing theorists and its importance to wider marketing trends overlooked. ...
Alien Scripts: Pseudo-Writing and Asemisis in Comics and Graphic Novels
‘Asemic writing’ is defined by Tim Gaze as a collection of forms ‘which appears to be writing’, while ‘having no worded meaning’. Asemic forms may bear the hallmarks of writing, either through their shape or organization, ...
Modular construction and anamorphosis in Channel 4 idents : past and present
In the 30 years since the first appearance of Martin Lambie Nairn’s ident, Round and Back, Channel 4 has established a reputation for screening idents that are both innovative and pleasingly familiar. While many texts have ...
Shared Garments and Forced Choreography
Fashion is often described as asserting or reinforcing social or professional bonds, but rarely is such a fixed bond established as when garments physically link one body to another. We may be familiar with shared garments ...