Monthly Archives: July 2014

Understanding Visual Culture- Part 3- Author, What author?

After reading and making notes on  “What is an Author?” by Michel Foucault and “The Death of the Author” by Roland Barthes. We had to look at the work of Sherrie Levine and Cindy Sherman as their work seems to … Continue reading

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People & Place- Resubmission of Assignment 4- A Sense of Place

Following the feedback I received from my tutor about my original submission for Assignment 4- A Sense of Place. I decided to redo it. I have attached a PDF copy of the new assignment for you to take a look … Continue reading

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Understanding Visual Culture- Part 3- Myth is a type of speech

For this exercise, we had to think carefully about a passage on meaning and form “The meaning is always there to present the form; the form is always there to outdistance the meaning “ We then had to choose an … Continue reading

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Understanding Visual Culture- Part 3- Structuralist analysis

In this exercise, we had to choose 2 examples of naturalistic paintings and compare them to discover their similarities. Once we had done this we had to choose 2 examples of portrait photography (1 formal and 1 informal), annotate them … Continue reading

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Understanding Visual Culture- Part 3- The Rhetoric of the Image

In preparation for the 3rd assignment, we were asked in this exercise to make brief notes on 2 or 3 advertisements found in everyday life. The 3 I chose were for the Nikon D7100, Tassimo and Mercedes Benz. Tassimo The … Continue reading

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