"18:03/1:46:41"/ 2018 / MA Show 

 

The triptych featured in my MA Final Show 2018 is based on the photos taken of the YouTube documentary entitled "Lucent 2014".  Lucid is a feature-length documentary which explores the darker side of Australia's pig farming industry through a combination of hand-held and hidden camera footage, highlighting the day-to-day cruelty accepted by the industry as standard practice. By applying the processes I developed recently, such as; allowing distractions to affect my working routine, through working in undesirable conditions, repetitive layering, using  imagery taken from the documentary ( including distractions such as advertisement),  and also applying  repetitive sanding action in between applying imagery, I aim to focus  viewers attention on the imperfection of our perception of the online learning experience.

Noticing the limitations I accounted while watching "Lucent 2014'', such as my inability to watch the whole documentary, distractions created by the digital experience, multitasking and short attention span made me question the reliability of my understanding of the subject. As Susan Greenfield mentioned in her book " Mind Change. How digital technologies are leaving mark on our brains", the high multitasking culture seems to enable us to ignore the information which is not relevant or important.