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REPRESENTATION - STUART HALL
REPRESENTATION - STUART HALL Culture is about shared meanings and language is the medium through which meaning is produced and exchanged. Language is hence central to meaning and culture; it is regarded as the key repository of cultural values and meanings. Language operates as a representational system; through signs, symbols , written words, music we represent thoughts, ideas, feelings and concepts. This representation is crucial to culture. Culture as representing the best work of an age; li...

Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix On November 27, 1942, Jimi Hendrix was born as John Allen Hendrix in Washington at Seattle General Hospital. His childhood was not a privileged one, however, he did indulge himself in one particular way: Jimi loved to play the guitar. At first he played an old acoustic, and later a cheap Silvertone electric, which were both strung for a lefty on a right-handed guitar, one of the defining Hendrix traits (Murray 34- 5) . As a teenager, young Jimi listened to the music which affected h...

Futurism in Art
Art movements originate from the need of people to express their reactions to political, social and religious changes. The aim of this expression is to illustrate the artist?s perspective on matters. The Futurism movement is unparalleled in modern art with its aggressive and bold manner. Futurism was born in the heart of Italy in the early 20th Century. Powerful and shameless, these artists asserted their discontent with modern society. They criticised traditional conventionalism and demanded so...