Vocabulary for Visual Studies 2 Chapter 1

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

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