Final Project – Week 15

Edinburgh Zine Library This week, for inspriation, I visited the Edinburgh Zine Library, housed in a section of the city’s Art & Design Library within the Central Library building on George IV Bridge. A Drama in Time Underneath a railway bridge on Edinburgh’s Calton Road is the unlikely home of an illuminated neon artwork called… Continue reading Final Project – Week 15

Final Project – Week 8

Industry Panel Review 18/03/2022 Below are the slides from my Week 8 panel review presentation. The panel review was a really useful opportunity to present a brief summary of my MA final project and research and get some feedback from an external creative practitioner. The panellist assigned to my group was Peony Gent, an illustrator,… Continue reading Final Project – Week 8

Final Project – Week 7

Project Trailer & Summary (for Week 8 Panel Review) Research on Studio 24 38 Degrees Petition I found an online petition that was started by Leigtha Greenshields in 2017 when the closure of Studio 24 was announced. It gained a considerable number of signatures and the comments are a testament to how much of a… Continue reading Final Project – Week 7

Final Project – Week 6

Manchester Digital Music Archive This week, I discovered that Manchester has a Digital Music Archive, a charity that seeks to celebrate music in the Greater Manchester area, along with its social history. A project that I found really interesting from the point of view of my research is their Lapsed Clubber Audio Map. This involves… Continue reading Final Project – Week 6

Final Project – Week 5

Phase 2: Define, Test & Prepare Reflections on Music I’m still exploring the potential outputs for my project so it was useful to chat through some of the options for this, as well as different approaches I could take to gathering information/research in my tutorial session this week. Pilot Study Initial Interview 27/01/22 This week… Continue reading Final Project – Week 5

Final Project – Week 4

MA Project Draft Click to view the following as individual PDFs:– Project Draft– Critical Path– Ethics Review Checklist– Ethics Review Form– Info sheet + consent form for research participants/interviewees I started to think about why my research topic matters – and ultimately this led to questioning what music means to me, and others. What I… Continue reading Final Project – Week 4

Final Project – Week 3

This week, after some contemplation and absorbing the findings from my initial research so far, I decided to adjust my research question slightly to be: What is the impact of independent music venue closures on the grassroots music scene in Edinburgh? I feel that by being more specific, this should help to focus the direction… Continue reading Final Project – Week 3

Final Project – Week 2

Research Savage Messiah Zine I managed to track down a copy of the collected Savage Messiah zines (as referenced in lecture by Joseph Pochodzaj last week) published by Verso in 2011, and therefore gain a better insight into how Laura Oldfield Ford put them together, as well as getting a real sense of the narrative… Continue reading Final Project – Week 2