Bonjourno, (just quickly, you should read this before you continue on here) Set the task of exploring a facet of a culture previously not experienced, I opened up to a type of research that prompts the researchers vulnerabilities (Ellis et al. 2011, 14.1.18) and cultural frameworks to gather insights typically unattainable. My field site being cosplay and its anime adaptions, I quickly realised that by immersing myself into the experience I felt vulnerable and certainly out of my comfort zone.…

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Excuse the moody feature picture, I found irony in a literal ‘look-back’ over the past few weeks of writing practice in BCM241. For my other readers, who may not have followed the series, BCM241 is a second-year subject I take at the University of Wollongong; a study of Media, Audience, and Place. Over the past few weeks, we were encouraged to blog about the topics discussed, everything from media space to television, audience research, cinema, public space, regulation and attention;…

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Oh, hello there. I suppose you arrived here through BCM241? Maybe just stumbled upon this space in ambiguous stride? Regardless, welcome. I’ll keep the introduction short; otherwise you can get to know me here. My name is Claudia, I am twenty-years-old and I am doing okay. Part of the reason you’re reading this is because I am studying Media and Communications at the University of Wollongong. For the next few months I will be running a little series of posts…

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With the dawn comes a new day, and boy am I ready for it. Hello and welcome to the brand new claudialouisemuller.com – a space for flexing creativity, sharing knowledge and hopefully, documenting this point in my life – on this teeny lil’ space in our universe that we call home. Welcome to my corner of the Internet, initially thrust upon me by professors and academics, I have come to love and appreciate the possibilities that come with blogging. However,…

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