Posts Tagged ‘story’

Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.


Mumi | the project

you can visit the Mumi project here: http://mumi.pbenj.net/


ext. story: 2nd. audio recording

Play ” to hear “…five sentences about me. I am small, I talk a lot, but not always. I am severly handicapped. I’m a pleasant, humorous and melancholic fellow…and I’m overrated!”
I was relatively pleased with the audio quality of the first interview, yet I still felt there was room for improvement. Apart from the handling [...]


ext. story: 1st. audio recording

I did my first audio recording with Mumi yesterday. I used a digital audio recording device with an external mic. Despite some handling noise every now and again, I’m quite pleased with the sound quality. I will probably attach the mic to a small tripod to avoid the handling noise next time and I’ll do [...]


ext. story: video shop

MUMI_EDIT_VI – Images by Philip Benjamin
Mumi usually gets up at around 4pm and goes to bed at approx.4am. I’ve been trying to capture the essence of his nocturnal activities. These frames were taken on a visit to the local video shop.


ext. story: Mumi weekend

MUMI_EDIT_V – Images by Philip Benjamin


ext. story: Mumi getting up

MUMI_EDIT_IV – Images by Philip Benjamin


short story: Mumi

MUMI_EDIT_I – Images by Philip Benjamin
Mumi particularly likes this image of himself in the shower. It implies an abstract dynamism. He says he feels as though he were running a marathon or something.
MUMI_EDIT_II – Images by Philip Benjamin
Mumi is a friend of mine who has agreed to collaborate with me in putting together one of [...]


short story: Finja

FINJA_EDIT_I – Images by Philip Benjamin
This is a story about the adventures of a young girl called Finja. One of the two stories that I have been considering working on for the extended essays project this semester. I had already worked together with Finja during the relationships brief, so access to her and her family [...]