The Matter of Images: Essays on Representation Dyer, Richard, 1945- 'The Matter of Images' searches through the resonances of the term 'representation', analysing images in terms of why they matter, what they are made of and the material realities they refer to.
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Art beyond representation: the performative power of the image.
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The image can still be seen as a self-representation: deliberately staged, photographed, and posted to her Instagram account, where it gained over 3.3 million likes.
Semiotics and Visual Representation Brian Curtin, PhD International Program in Design and Architecture semiotics: general definitions 1. Semiotics is concerned with meaning; how representation, in the broad sense (language, images, objects) generates meanings or the processes by which we comprehend or attribute meaning. For visual images, or.
The matter of whiteness. of images of, say, blacks or American Indians in the media to the deconstruction of the fetish of the racial. Western representation whites are overwhelmingly and disproportionately predominant, have the central and elaborated roles, and above all are placed as the norm, the ordinary, the standard.3 Whites are.
The Matter of Whiteness —Richard Dyer. This essay is about the racial imagery of white people—not the images. repeatedly shows that in Western representation whites are overwhelm- ingly and disproportionately predominant, have the central and elabo-.
They also raise fundamental problems for our philosophical understanding, both of mental representation, and of the nature of time itself. This book brings together issues in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and literary theory in examining the mechanisms underlying our representation of time in various media, and brings these to bear on metaphysical debates over the real nature of time.
Representation is how media texts deal with and present gender, age, ethnicity, national and regional identity, social issues and events to an audience. Media texts have the power to shape an.