Vocabulary for Visual Studies 2 Chapter 1

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

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