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Blog 5- Phoenix Vaughan-Ende

Phoenix Vaughan-Ende Intro to Contemporary Media Cultures 8 December 2017 Blog 5     My website project has still been going relatively well. My main focus since the last blog post has been design. I figured out what aesthetic and color scheme I want to use. I’ve also started my different pages layout and format. […]

Blog 4- Phoenix Vaughan-Ende

Phoenix Vaughan-Ende Intro to Contemporary Media Cultures 4 December 2017 Blog 4      So far building the website has been smooth. I’m using Wix; it’s very intuitive and easy to understand. The process has been pretty fun. I started by deciding what I wanted my site to look like. From there, I made the […]

Reading Response 5- Phoenix Vaughan-Ende

Phoenix Vaughan-Ende Intro to Contemporary Media Cultures 17 November 2017 Reading Response 5     Friedberg discusses windows and the many forms that windows take to frame the world that we see and experience. She first describes how windows in a car work to frame how we see things as we drive by, differently than […]

Locative Media App Review- Phoenix Vaughan-Ende

Phoenix Vaughan-Ende Intro to Contemporary Media Cultures 13 November 2017 Partner App Review    Given that people so many people were not able to get their project to work, me and my partner simply exchanged tracks and did not use the app. From the tracks alone, however, I was able to get a sense for […]

Reading Response 4- Phoenix Vaughan-Ende

Phoenix Vaughan-Ende Intro to Contemporary Media Cultures 10 November 2017 Reading Response 4     Lowood describes the aspects of how machinima developed and looks at how it functions in different games. He depicts how machinima began through Blizzard and World of Warcraft. Specifically, how it worked originally as a narrative tied to the already […]

Blog 3- Phoenix Vaughan-Ende

Phoenix Vaughan-Ende Intro to Contemporary Media Cultures 27 October 2017 Blog 3 I’ve been working on the Locative Media project for the past few weeks. The project has been going well, and I’m almost done. I wrote three poems that I’m putting over one song I made, and two other already made ambient tracks. For […]

Reading Response 3- Phoenix Vaughan-Ende

Phoenix Vaughan-Ende Intro to Contemporary Media Cultures 19 October 2017 Reading Response 2      In Replacing Place William Mitchell discusses how the internet has developed from Dungeons and Dragons type MUDs and MOOs. He describes the ways in which many online chat rooms function in a similar way. You wander around a grid based […]

Reading Response 2- Phoenix Vaughan-Ende

Phoenix Vaughan-Ende Intro to Contemporary Media Cultures 12 October 2017 Reading Response 2      Brian Larkin discusses the colonialist mentality in trying to add American cinema to Nigeria. He shows how it doesn’t make sense to implement a system based on the needs and desires of one culture onto another culture. Since Nigeria functions […]

Blog Post 2- Phoenix Vaughan-Ende

Phoenix Vaughan-Ende Professor Andrew Young Intro to Contemporary Media Cultures 28 September 2017 Blog Post 2 I recently finished my found footage project. I’m pretty happy with how it came out. I spent a long time making the song and then editing the video to the song. I pieced together lots of different clips from […]

Blog Post 1- Phoenix Vaughan-Ende

Phoenix Vaughan-Ende Professor Andrew Young Intro to Contemporary Media Cultures 21 September 2017 Blog One Currently I am working on the Found Footage project. I just finished a two minute song that will accompany my video. It has lots of samples and adlibs from It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia (which is also what I’m planning […]