Category Archives: Creative and Cultural Expression

Voices that challenge, inform… Influence?

‘Do not mistake information for influence’ Blogs and Bullets, Aday et al, 2010 Authority, irreverence and justice are all profoundly influential concepts and qualities. Equally important when considering influence and impact, is content, form and context. Political messages can be … Continue reading

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Art of the MOOC: Merging Public Art and Experimental Education

The rise of the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) has taken advantage of the increasing ease with which digital technologies can be used to broadcast and interact, creating broad communities of educators and learners. Long-standing distance learning course providers such as Open … Continue reading

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Digital Defamation

A young opposition activist in Burma (also known as Myanmar) has recently been arrested and charged with “defamation” after she made a satirical post on Facebook mocking the country’s new military uniforms. The post by activist Chaw Sandi Tun compared the uniforms … Continue reading

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Role play

Historically, Theatre has been a tool for transmitting the moral and behavioural teachings of belief systems but also for expression, experimentation and challenging societal norms: Communicating human stories and experience via differing means depending on the historical and contextual function. … Continue reading

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Radio ‘Kind of’ Free Asia

“RFA is a private, nonprofit corporation that broadcasts news and information to listeners in Asian countries where full, accurate, and timely news reports are unavailable”. Radio Free Asia (RFA) was founded on March the 12th, 1996, as a private non-profit … Continue reading

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