Visual Studies Chapter 7

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false sense of uniqueness
exotic, otherness, primality. Closer to nature, innocence, beauty
the deliberate manufacture of shoddy goods or the constant updating of styles in order to require the purchase of replacements.
socially networed, knowing many people and being able to create opportunities
rerouting of images and graphics from popular culture to convey new, contrary meanings.
taste, connoisseurship, knowledge of cultural artifacts.
the lavish spending on goods meant to deliberately display wearlth and social status
celebrity, prestige, honors
creating a name or symbol associated with a product in order to promote recognition, identity and consumer loyalty
wealth, abundance of material goods
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a process by which abstract ideas are made real and concrete eg. Commodities given human qualities or aura.
economic system based on private ownership of the production and distributed goods. Private property is the main characteristic, and businesses compete.
as mass-produced objects are emptied of the meaning of their production, they are filled with new meanings that mystify the object (glamour, sex appeal, cool)
ads that speak to viewers with knowing collusion about the act of advertising itself.
the norm (presumed to be white, male, north american, rich)
subversive interventions into media and products in the public space, feeling of intervening
self-improvement through the acquisition of material objects pops up after the great depression. People felt responsibility to buy and support the economy. People are inadequate, a
based on the ideology of consumption, freedom of choice and cult of the new. A promise of choice, one gets to select.
use of binary in order to establish difference

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