Vocabulary for Visual Studies 2 Chapter 1

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

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