Language / Vocabulary for Visual Studies 2 Chapter 1

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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)
Creation of meaning through the act of portraying the likeness of something.
A belief that if an image is produced by a mechanical device it is object record of reality.
Description, fact, literal.
The act of perceiving (vs)
Cultural values and beliefs expressed at the level of connotation as to appear obvious.
The object of being represented.
How images produce meanings according to social and aesthetic conventions.
Philosophical position that only science because of its objective verifiable methods is the source of authentic knowledge.
Allusion, association.
How images directly reflect the world (vs)
The meaning or concept that the significant refers to.
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.
The world is invented in the process of representation.
Science of signs.
The aspect or detail that grabs the attention or emotion of a viewer
Shared set of values that exist in a society
A cultural Practice.

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