Vocabulary for Visual Studies 2 Chapter 1

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How images produce meanings according to social and aesthetic conventions.
Creation of meaning through the act of portraying the likeness of something.
Description, fact, literal.
The act of perceiving (vs)
A belief that if an image is produced by a mechanical device it is object record of reality.
Crude use of stereotypes to manipulate popular opinion.
Philosophical position that only science because of its objective verifiable methods is the source of authentic knowledge.
The meaning or concept that the significant refers to.
Cultural values and beliefs expressed at the level of connotation as to appear obvious.
Shared set of values that exist in a society
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image with symbolic significance. Represents universal concept/emotion/meaning. I.E. Madonna and child, universal concept of love, easy to understand even without Christian context
The world is invented in the process of representation.
The material basis of the sign which could be almost anything. Anything that signifies something or conveys a message
The common, banal meaning and information in a photograph (vs)
A cultural Practice.
Science of signs.
The aspect or detail that grabs the attention or emotion of a viewer
How images directly reflect the world (vs)
The object of being represented.
Allusion, association.

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