Fieldwork #1:Second Landing

First Friday of the month of February I reminded Pepe again about my desire to conduct ethnography about him and the space he runs periodically, which he confirmed his approval. While he was preparing the menu for the night I reminded him my intention to articulate their actions and the powerful political aesthetics found in their performativity, which is very important especially nowadays.

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Animation Television and the Production of Knowledge

The following essay outlines the production of knowledge in watching the periodic animated series of Etele. I laid the outline by visiting the historical background of moving images such as animation. The stepping back in order to move forward, however, emphasizes the importance of producing and production by briefly discussing the unrestrained creative process, which interestingly results to making active consumers who are potential producers of collective knowledge.

Second Day: Morning in Seoul

Woke up early as usual. Just over the window from a high rise apartment where I crashed in for a night, I can feel the city beating. Overlooking the city skyline I find it nothing different from Tokyo. It is metabolizing quickly like Eric Carle’s very hungry caterpillar. There are new high rise apartments being…

Night One: City Center Seoul

Finally, I arrived. Jumped off from Hongik University station and randomly wander around with my longtime friend who has been staying in Seoul for many years now. He originally came from Tokyo but decided to migrate for some reason. The sun was about to set. It was cloudy and humid. “Are you hungry?” he asked.…