Blog Post #8 – Value and Material Culture Studies

I must admit, I’ve struggled over the past couple of months in this class in coming to a common ground of thinking of exposition and its ties to material culture.  I haven’t found the course particularly easy in terms of digesting the assigned reading and...

Innovative Value

“Innovation is change that unlocks new value”  – Jamie Notter I think the quote above explains the answers to alot of the questions we had as a class. Its hold the key to why it has been difficult to find information on our artifacts as well as how...
Blog Post #5 Dull and Dangerous?

Blog Post #5 Dull and Dangerous?

An object can shift in purpose as desired. It can function interchangeably from a tool or an ordinary, everyday object—used as directed, into an object capable of violence or some other form of abuse. Some objects are more notably abused than others and often are...
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