Doctoral Pilot Study – Part 24b

Research Study Abstract The aim of this Doctor of Creative Industries Research Project is to investigate both my DIY music and sound-making practice and my self as a practitioner during the process of creating and producing a cultural artefact (EP).  My research study is designed to be a multi-method qualitative study: a practice-based, arts practice...

Doctoral Pilot Study – Part 17a

(Page 2014a) This blog is a continuation of a series. See here (Page 2014b) for the previous blog. Reflecting on 2014 …. My approach to practice was so different to that of my recently recruited peers. As part of the creative media studies stream, learners were now to be immersed in specific creative media lexis and theory, via tasks that...

Creative Practitioner – Part 246

Doctorate of Creative Industries Project 1 (Self Reflection 2016) This blog is a continuation of a series. See here (Page 2017a) for the previous blog. Observations of my developing perspective Based on my observations of practice over the course of this doctoral program, in pure quantitative terms: the number of elements of my Praxis has increased...

Memory – Age 20 Part 2

(Kent 2012) This is another in-situated recollection of what I consider to have been a significant event in my life, when I was Age 20. Herein, after….. Herein, after …..(passage to the afterlife))©David L Page 2016 Verse 1: What I knew has vanished all around My world has turned inside out there is over here, and...

Memory – Introduction

Context The series of memory blogs that follow this Introductory blog are part of David L Page’s creative process – reflecting on selected significant events in the early stages of his life, and associating sonic and musical textures that best represent his memory of those significant events. The collection of associative memories will then be formed into...

Memory – Age 4

A Few Months Past Four…. A Few Months Past Four….©David L Page 2016 Verse 1: I recall going to kindy A neighbour drove me with their children, My local street kids – one the same age as me.. And his little sis They dropped us off for the day…. It was in a local church,...

Reflective Practitioner – Part 7

This blog is a continuation of a series. See here (Page 2015a) for the previous blog. Reflecting.. (2015b) To say that music is an integral part of my life I believe understates the importance of it for me. Music has been the one constant in my life, central to my being, accompanying me wherever I am,...

Doctoral Research Study – Part 1

My journey begins…. (Page 2014a) This blog is a continuation of a series. See here (Page 2014b) for the previous blog. Year 2015: 1st Observation Commencing the doctoral program, I had a relative clear idea of my proposed research study problem. I say relative as, as I have progressed through the many twists and turns of...

Pre-Doctoral Research Study – Part 2

A year to remember…. (Page 2014a) This blog is a continuation of a series. See here (Page 2014b) for the previous blog. My life – music-making and education & learning My journey in music-making commenced a number of decades ago. I made music via physical instruments. I strummed chords on a guitar or piano, hummed or...

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