Aja Volkman – Tales from Wo-Fan’s Land

Not many people know the name Aja Volkman, but when I heard about this project I couldn’t think of any more deserving living person of being shared. Aja is a strong and badass female role model. She was the front woman of Nico Vega from 2005 to 2018 when the band released their final EP, … Continue reading Aja Volkman – Tales from Wo-Fan’s Land

Researching David Bowie’s Death in Brixton, UK – January 2019

The main focus of my Masters research is dead celebrities and how fans react to their death and in memorializing them create and shape the narrative of that celebrity’s legacy. One of the main celebrities I focus on is David Bowie, and specifically how people interact with him through his hometown of Brixton, a neighborhood … Continue reading Researching David Bowie’s Death in Brixton, UK – January 2019

Remembering John Lennon at Strawberry Fields on December 8, 2018

The death of John Lennon, arguably the most famous Beatle, shocked the world in December 1980. Thirty-eight years later, on the anniversary of his tragic passing, fans of his still congregate in Central Park to remember the gift of music he gave to to the world. Certain figures, like Lennon, will always inspire people to … Continue reading Remembering John Lennon at Strawberry Fields on December 8, 2018