I feel that I have learned a lot from class discussions/critiques, they helped to develop and deepen my concept. An example is bringing sensory experience to my project in order to see people’s reactions and responses to ‘nostalgia’. Their feedback also helped in learning what experiences my colleagues are having by looking at these objects … Continue reading Reflection

Bibliography / References

Constantine Sedikides, Tim Wildschut, Jamie Arndt, Clay Routledge (2008) Nostalgia: Past, Present, and Future. Current Directions in Psychological Science. Vol 17 (5) pp. 304 – 307 Clay Routledge, Tim Wildschut, Constantine Sedikides, Jacob Juhl & Jamie Arndt (2012) The power of the past: nostalgia as a meaning-making resource. Memory. Vol. 20 (5) Matthew Baldwin and Mark J. Landau (2014) Exploring Nostalgia’s Influence … Continue reading Bibliography / References

Primary and Secondary research

Primary research involved discussion with my uncle, who hosts a museum of collectible items that document the heritage of our family. Secondary research includes internet review of the Museum of Endangered Sounds, which preserves sounds rendered obsolete by evolving technology. I also loaned 2 books on upcycling and repurposing from the Qatar National Museum. Other … Continue reading Primary and Secondary research

Condition / Problem

The rapid advancements in technology and technological processes over the last century have been unparalleled in more ways than one. In my generation alone, we have witnessed innovation in several aspects of society, one of the most notable being the expansion of communication platforms, from telephone to email, internet to social media. The speed at … Continue reading Condition / Problem