Pre-Thesis Week 3

Step 1. Come up with an Area and Topic

  1. Area: Performance  –  Topic: How to use performance to express storyline in a new way?
  2. Area: Dreams  –  Topic: What do people actually know about their dreams and how do thy link dreams to the real life?
  3. Area: Communication  –  Topic: How to breakthrough the barrier of limitation of languages to express and exchange ideas in order to improve social communication?

A. Brainstorm

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C. Mind map

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Step 2. Use each of the three Methods below to ask questions

A. Brainstorming

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B. Question – Response – Question

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C. Wheel and Spoke

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Step 3. Come up with a list of questions

  • Factual (who, what where, how, when)

– What’s the purpose to express the dream and create a dream world and dream communication?

– What makes people get interested in understanding their dream experience?

– What element may affect human’s dream experience?

– What’s the core part for a successful immersive performance experience?

– Who you want to communicate with?

  • Technical (how)

– How can people organise the dream fragments and express the dream experience?

-How do dream experience, real life memory, and psychology influence with each other?

– How to realise the communication in other one’s dream world or our won dream world?

-How technology or media can help to create the the dream world and express the dream experience?

  • Conceptual/Theoretical (What if? How might we? Is this feasible? More abstract ideas)

– What if everyone create a virtual dream world, and others can come into their dream and leave messages?

– What if the dream can be controlled?

-What if the dream world become another space or society you gonna live when you are sleeping?

Step 4. Find an accountability partner in pre-thesis

Qiushi Lin

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Step 5: Visual Representation of your Area or Topic

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