Art’s beneficial impact on communities is evident through effective health treatment, adaptive education, and economic gain. A communities purpose is to promote and support one another while creating this sense of belonging. Communities advocate for developments and connections among others. Art’s purpose is to encourage ideas and communications all while exploring the plethora of human emotions through creativity. By combining art and community, humans are capable of reaping immense benefits such as “Means to public dialogue, contribute to the development of a community’s creative learning, create healthy communities capable of action, provide a powerful tool for community mobilization and activism, and help build community capacity and leadership,” (Dimond-Gibson).
Out of many areas, the field of advertisement was chosen as a research target because advertisements are considered as a very influential type of media that is strong enough to shape one’s dominant desires and values (Cheon and Kim, 1). In other words, it can be said that the whole society’s values and attitudes are heavily affected by advertisements. Not only does the advertisements sculpt social behaviors, but also reflects the changes in the reality. Therefore, they are sometimes characterized as a mirror that reflects the social and cultural changes (Cheon and Kim, 1). Given how intimately advertisements and the society are related, analysis of advertisements is relatively an effective way to find out whether social changes are reflected in such an influential
As this course has recognized, intercultural communication skills are invaluable in today’s diverse world. Especially here in the United States, where we can be considered a “melting pot” of various cultures, these skills can increase efficiency in the workplace and allow for resolutions to be made in times of intercultural conflict. The remainder of this text will focus in the concepts of stereotyping and ethnocentrism, examples of how a certain cultural group is represented by the media, media stereotypes versus cultural value orientations, and how such stereotyping can impact communication between individuals of different cultural groups. Stereotyping Versus Ethnocentrism Stereotyping involves members of one social or ethnic group assigning
Cultural competence, is the ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures, helps to ensure the needs of all community members are addressed(Lee,Buse,&Fustukian,2002). Cultural diversity Diversity is a benefit to the world, because it allows us to experience different cultures and build relationships. People differ in many ways and but despite
The above definitions subtly bring us closer to the importance of creative writing as it denotes human experiences throughout the ages, enabling us to cross geographical and cultural barriers. It illustrates what is common and shared among different peoples and cultures. It also enriches our human conscience by encouraging feelings of empathy and kindness. In short, I strongly believe creative writing is the essence of being human. In addition, creative writing has long been a form of refined entertainment and fun, for both writers and readers.
Marley’s “Redemption Song” inspired and pursue social change among us. It is the thought and message that counts. Truth be told, music can unite different communities and cultures despite of cultural, political and linguistic barriers. Perhaps, it evokes and teaches us the cultural constituents of other people, allowing us to broaden our minds and understanding about a certain group or
My friends, my school, my college and my family have intrigued the love for culture and above all the love for humanity. The macro system with which I am being surrounded has made me the person who I am my beliefs, thoughts and ideas. The commerce and industry of London, its mass media, and government agencies has initially made me the person who I am today but with increased interaction from different cultures I have shaped my personality and my way of thinking (Guhn & Goelman, 2011). Various events and people and their ideas have ignited an optimistic approach within me and have increased my love for humanity. Moreover, increased interaction and knowledge about the people of different culture have increased my passion to serve the humanity and heal the people who are in pain.
Accordingly, enriching their experiences. The context of the work of art is essential for the spectator to comprehend the thought behind the artists' interpretation. Dewey argues that one may not know how to interpret a work of art but can understand its meaning. It is like getting to know a new person. One may have just met the person, but one can understand the significance of a smile because of one's knowledge that derives from the society and culture they are surrounded with.Hence, it is the same with Contemporary art.
Thus, media plays an important role in educating society. Moreover, it has also been noted that media has often instructed the audiences about current happenings which affect them. Media is an essential tool of communication which helps in educating the masses. And also, media adds to societies and cultures