Literature Review: Tabooed Topics in Narrative

“What happens when the story involves suicide, murder, crime, war, death, incest or rape? What if these were part of our family stories? And as writers, what do we โ€˜doโ€™ with these difficult memories?” (Guntarik et. al 2015)

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Cinematography

Cinematography is the union of art and technology. Its techniques and practices cannot be judged alone. Effective cinematography is that which works for the film and its context. Roles on a film set which integrate to create cinematography include the screenwriter, ย director, actors and producer above the line. Below the line, important roles include that […]

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Take A Number

“If you would take a man’s life, you owe it to him to look into his eyes and hear his final words. And if you cannot bear to do that, then perhaps the man does not deserve to die” (George R.R. Martin, Game of Thrones) 1944 The Nazi Germans of World War II assigned serial […]

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Node Wars: the Logic of Decentralisation Awakens

In the year 1829, the metropolitan police force was established. Prior to this, law enforcement had been ‘lacking in organisation’ (ibid). London’s population grew exponentially between the 18th and 19th centuries, which initiated difficulties in coordination and control. Initially society was policed by parliament; effectively the King himself (source). This proved ineffective due to the […]

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