Cultural Appropriation in Global Music

In our BCM111 lecture, the idea of cultural appropriation, or rather misappropriation in music was mentioned. I started to think about this and how relevant this issue is at the moment to the events in America, particularly the โ€˜Black Lives Matterโ€™ movement. Cultural appropriation is the adoption or use of elements of one culture by members of another culture. Everybody does it โ€“ one culture … Continue reading Cultural Appropriation in Global Music

Movie Review – Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

In this weeks lecture, we explored this phenomenon that has been associated with many cultural consequences, which can be studied at by looking at three major topics. These are called: homogenization, polarization, and hybridization. The first one, the homogenization view, affirms that global culture is becoming standardized following the Western or American pattern. Anyhow, while there is some evidence that supports this theory, the disparities … Continue reading Movie Review – Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

Digital Artefact Pitch

For our Digital Artefact, we have paired up together to try and provide content that we are passionate about. Which is subjected around the topic of Travelling. Our goal is to provide entertaining content about the pros and cons of travelling and with that gradually try to develop a solid YouTube/Blog/Instagram with our personal experiences and highlights. We intend to show you our content through … Continue reading Digital Artefact Pitch