MMEDIA 1A03 Study Guide - Final Guide: Remix Culture, Kitsch

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Published on 12 Apr 2013
McMaster University
4 Themes
1. Mediated culture
2. Creativity: Not Just for Artists
3. Design is Communication
4. Participatory & Remix Culture
What is camp?
Aesthetic sensibility where things that’re ridiculous to viewer are humorous
Cheesy & excessive
Similar to kitsch= gaudy & tacky popular art
Ex. Original Batman series
What’s Parody?
Borrows styles to mock and critique
Satire implies ridicule of subject, parody may not
Offers up more than 1 meaning, like irony
Comic elements appreciated
Obsolete Technology
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