Asian Exploration

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In my last blog post I discussed the cultural phenomenon known as the ‘Mukbang’. In this post here I would like to go further and explain my concept for an individual digital artefact and engage with this whole process from an auto ethnographic perspective.

I believe just as my feelings towards the ‘Mukbang’ changed as I further investigated and engaged, my feelings towards foreign foods have developed in much the same way.  As a child I was an extremely picky eater, I distinctly remember being in Thailand at the age of about 7 or 8 with family and pretending to be asleep in the car so I didn’t have to go into a restaurant. I was overwhelmed with the difference in culture and especially the difference in food.  As a contextual side note I will say I’m still quite picky but not as bad.

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