As you enter the field(HIP-POP), you should train yourself to notice material objects—–that represent the culture of that site. Objects / artifacts are readable texts. For example, graffiti
STATE WHAT IS THE OBJECT YOU HAVE SELECTED; WRITE A REFLECTION (1-page) that answers in NARRATIVE form these types of questions: (you can address other questions if you prefer)
What does the object look like?
Where is the object from?
What is the object used for?
Who makes the object?
What is the object’s place in history?
What is the object’s cultural relevance?
How is this object important to the story you are telling?