I was actually enjoying working on this task before my frustrations with technology set in. The theme I initially chose was Good and Bad and even had a piece of music I thought would slot in nicely (Biffy Clyro’s ‘God and Satan’ ). I’ll never know though because I’ve had to abandon this idea.
I received this message from Youtube, “Sorry for the interruption. We have been receiving a large volume of requests from your network. To continue with your YouTube experience, please enter the verification code below.” Which I did but because of my IP address I’d be taken to an Arabic page. I tried using Google Translate to find the ‘English’ link but wasn’t successful. For anyone interested ‘English’ in Arabic is:
After numerous attempts I gave up! I then set to work using Tumblr but ran into difficulties there too. This from my browser; “Safari can’t open the page “http://www.tumblr.com/help” because the server where this page is located isn’t responding.” It was either that or, “The connection has timed out.”
My new theme is “Interconnectedness”. I think it only fair to explain a few of my images. The pic of the ‘tree of life’ and the ‘wheel of existence’ mandala are from my travels and are included as metaphors. The Cyborg is from Donna Haraway, “A Cyborg Manifesto:… http://www.stanford.edu/dept/HPS/Haraway/CyborgManifesto.html
I would love to be able to spend more time on this but it just isn’t possible. The link to my visual artefact is here: