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About ellenhdiscourse

I'm an artist studying Illustration and Printmaking at UEL. This blog will be used for my Discourse assignment.

Jun Mochizuki

Kicking off her professional manga career when she was only a student, Japanese manga writer and illustrator Jun Mochizuki got into the manga profession in 2005 with her debut manga ‘Crimson Shell’. In 2006 Mochizuki’s manga work ‘Pandora Hearts’ was … Continue reading

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John Stezaker

John Stezaker is an English conceptual artist who specializes in collage. Stezaker attended London’s Slade School of Art and he has had over 24 exhibitions and shows during his career. His works are generally portraits or profile pictures made out of … Continue reading

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Modernism & Postmodernism Part 2

One argument however, isn’t vague at all and can date the end of Modernism to the minute. According to Charles Jencks, you can date the death of the modern movement not just to the decade or to the year, but … Continue reading

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Modernism & Postmodernism

It seems that this will also be a rather difficult blog entry, so I apologize if none of this makes much sense… but to be fair, Modernism and Postmodernism are very complex subjects and don’t really make much sense themselves. … Continue reading

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Semiotics – How we read the world Part 2

Both versions of signage follow the same rule – the signifier (the image or word itself) and the signified (the meaning of the word or image). An example of this is a ‘Push’ sign on a door, when you see … Continue reading

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Semiotics – How we read the world

Semiotics is a very large and confusing subject that can’t really be easily explained but I plan on attempting to explain just one part; I’m going to be focusing on signs – both written and picture form. Signs are everywhere, … Continue reading

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Stina Persson

Most people have probably come across Swedish illustrator Stina Persson’s work even if they hadn’t realized it as her work has been commissioned by many well-known companies such as ‘Sony Music’, ‘Coca Cola’, ‘Atlantic Records’, and the department store ‘Macy’s’. … Continue reading

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