Vocabulary for Visual Studies 2 Chapter 1

Random Language or definition Quiz

Can you name the terms to go with the definitions from chapter 1??

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

embed
 plays        
How to Play
DefinitionTerm
A cultural Practice.
The meaning or concept that the significant refers to.
Philosophical position that only science because of its objective verifiable methods is the source of authentic knowledge.
How images directly reflect the world (vs)
The aspect or detail that grabs the attention or emotion of a viewer
Cultural values and beliefs expressed at the level of connotation as to appear obvious.
The common, banal meaning and information in a photograph (vs)
Signifier+signified=
A belief that if an image is produced by a mechanical device it is object record of reality.
The material basis of the sign which could be almost anything. Anything that signifies something or conveys a message
The world is invented in the process of representation.
DefinitionTerm
The act of perceiving (vs)
Science of signs.
The object of being represented.
Allusion, association.
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
Crude use of stereotypes to manipulate popular opinion.
Creation of meaning through the act of portraying the likeness of something.
Description, fact, literal.
How images produce meanings according to social and aesthetic conventions.
Shared set of values that exist in a society

Friend Scores


  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Extras