The problem of finding a definition for what constitutes a piece of art is an ancient one dating back thousands of years. Many ideas for a defining set of necessary and sufficient conditions have come and gone with none being able to encapsulate the common essence any one piece of artwork shares with another in its many forms. However no piece of work really exemplifies … Continue reading What is Art
When exploring gender in Hip-Hop two things are blatantly obvious to me. Hip-Hop’s representation of what it is to be male or female is incredibly diverse and incredibly complicated. On the one hand you have an overwhelming masculine and feminine discourse that seems to pertain to the stereotypical white supremacist notion of black pathology. Yet coexisting amongst this seemingly racist narrative you have intricate and … Continue reading Gender in Hip-hop
In this essay the link between activity and well-being will be looked at through the lens of meditation and mindfulness practice. Firstly the concept of well-being will be defined for use in this analysis. This definition, whilst not necessarily fact and open to interpretation, will form the basis of what will be considered ‘well-being’ and thus govern how activity impacts on the specific criteria determined … Continue reading Meditation: A case study from an occupational science stand point.