The brief for the Online Identity web project is intentionally open – it’s not colour by numbers! The brief defines a territory and a theme. Your job is to identify a specific area and approach within this field that you want to investigate in some depth.
Just to reassure you that this is real world brief, I have begun compiling some examples of similar briefs you may encounter:
INTERNATIONAL ART EXPO
Interested in more like this? Check out the Digicult feed of calls for submissions: http://www.digicult.it/subexternal/calls/