Talkin’ Bout Bento

BCM320 Digital Artefact on Autoethnography, Spring 2018: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9xGdZEGNc4 For my BCM320 digital artefact, I researched and experienced the Japanese bento. The research approach and entire process considers the autoethnographic methodology. Ellis (2011, p.1) describes autoethnography as an “approach to research and writing that seeks to describe and systemically analyse personal experience in order to understand … Continue reading Talkin’ Bout Bento

Peer Review: The Brunch Club

For the past 12 week's I have been following Phi Phi Nguyen's digital artefact, The Brunch Club. The following is a reflective appraisal of the process and iterations the project has undergone starting from project ideation to where it is at now. I have examined the effectiveness of these processes and provided future suggestions and feedback. … Continue reading Peer Review: The Brunch Club

Collecting Data & Making Bento

Ellis describes autoethnography as “an approach to research and writing that seeks to describe and systematically analyze (graphy)personal experience (auto) in order to understand cultural experience (ethno).”  I will be reflecting on my previous blog post, a narrated experience which outlined my data collection regarding Japanese bentos. I will be using Ellis and other sources to … Continue reading Collecting Data & Making Bento

Understanding Akira: A Stranger Thing

Autoethnography, as defined last blog post, is described by Carolyn Ellis as “an approach to research and writing that seeks to describe and systematically analyze (graphy) personal experience (auto) in order to understand cultural experience (ethno).” It's a broad, sweeping definition that has a whole lot to unpack. But really, what does this mean? The methodology has … Continue reading Understanding Akira: A Stranger Thing

Are Vampires Real? Abstraction in My Game

Following last week's blog post regarding the material components of my proposed game, this week I am going to discuss the degree of abstraction evident in my game. Using this insight will enable my game's development process, particularly in regards to the rules, themes and mechanics. I began this week by visiting The Gamesmen to give me … Continue reading Are Vampires Real? Abstraction in My Game