Implication of Parody in Social Movements from the perspective of Visual Arts

  • 邱 士豪

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


The use of aggressive media persuasion to parody contemporary events is not only a tradition but also a phenomenon relative to recent developments The aim of this study is to explore whether during social movements extreme parody persuasion on social media will affect audience vision A qualitative method is needed since the impending investigations are engaged with social movements Moreover the study required in-depth interviews to understand the impact of parody on the audiences concerned This study displays the intention of parody communication which by the very nature of its origin in social movements represents how authors desire to recall commonalities about the immense issues in Taiwanese current events in the summer of 2013 for example the Chung-chiu Hung incident nuclear cessation and Dapu From various visual images and lazy pack resources we can see how these artists use their imagination to create finales using pictures as an element to remind the world of the strong issues beneath their works This investigation draws conclusions about the relationship of parody and audience and about the value and effectiveness of parody with regard to attitudes toward major issues occurring in Taiwan as well as the impact of parody on the motivation toward social movements Moreover this research explores aspects of social networks that assist in global recognition of parodies and social events
Date of Award2014 Aug 19
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorHui-Wen Lin (Supervisor)

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