Stories from All Subjects
It’s a phenomenon of our generation to see everyday, normal, non-celebrities made famous through their social media identities. There’s usually a quality about them that drives their ‘Instafame’ – maybe they own a very cute French bulldog, they have an interest in yoga or they just lead a jet setting life – and that helps them rack up their followers. Once they hit the 5000 follower mark they can be considered an influencer and start attracting the interest of marketers.
No Walls’ Mia Finley met with Dr. Keith Armstrong to discuss his new media work and how it embodies a transdisciplinary approach to understanding our environmental, social and cultural ecologies. Armstrong’s creative work seeks to dissolve the boundaries between art, science and the environment.
Moving from country Queensland to a global cultural capital, QUT fashion graduate Georgia Grainger has persevered to embed herself into the fast-paced fashion industry. As assistant product manager of Zign, she monitors trends, finds inspiration and continues to develop her portfolio.
The Museum of Colliding Dimensions is an interactive all-consuming experience of light, sound and movement. No Walls’ Grace Kirk discovered the CreateX festival installation to be one of the most extensive mash ups of technology she has ever experienced.
Today, almost everyone has a handful of social media accounts – Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Vine and more. There’s an app for everything, making it easier to find restaurants, catch up with friends and remind you where you parked your car. Even hooking up has become a convenient digital interaction, with apps like Tinder and Grindr reducing the time it takes to find a ‘match’.