‘This project challenges the relationship between a person and their digital possessions, by deconstructing and re-presenting the interactivity and graphical connections of a user’s experience with offline and online content’.
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This article highlights how the use of phone calls as a social method of communication is becoming secondary to emailing and text messaging. A phenomenon not just limited to social life, but working environments too.
Below are some interesting points I have selected from the article.
‘The telephone has a very rude propensity to interrupt people.’
‘In today’s nearly door-free workplaces…calls are disruptive and…distressingly public.’
‘Telephones were first sold exclusively for business purposes…We may be returning to the phone’s original intentions – and impact.
I find this deconstructing of identity, represented through ones possession’s very insightful and intriguing. Providing visual montage of the personal attachments they have developed towards their favored possessions in the photograph.
Using my initial sketches and visualizations, I aim to discuss my ideas with peers and indicate areas of further research I may need to pursue over the next few days.