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This presentation was for a class at the University of North Florida. The class was mostly education majors learning about visual literacy.

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    Visual Literacy Presentation Visual Literacy Presentation Presentation Transcript

    • WHAT IS HAPPENING HERE?
    • Visual Literacy and Understanding Art Allison Graff Art in Public Places
    • VISUAL LITERACY
      • The ability to interpret and
      • understand the meaning of images
      APPLE representation abstraction symbols
    • Components of LANGUAGE
      • Letters
      • Words
      • Spelling
      • Grammar
      • Syntax
    • To understand art, you must learn the language of art .
    • Fundamentals of Visual Language DOT LINE
    • SHAPE VALUE TEXTURE
    • SCALE MOVEMENT
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    • THE MEANING OF SYMBOLS
    • READING SYMBOLS
    • VISUAL LITERACY = INFORMED CONSUMERS
    • Visual Literacy CONCEPTS
      • Symbol - what does peace look like?
      • objects used to represent abstract ideas
      • Interpretation
      • artist, viewer, art work
      • Meaning
      • (intentional) communication without the use of language
    • Context the circumstances and conditions surrounding an event, word, object… Communication the exchange of thoughts Perception the process of acquiring, organizing, and interpreting data
    • To speak art, you must talk about art . Visual Thinking Strategies www.vue.org
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    • VTS QUESTIONS What is going on in this image? What do you see that makes you say that? What else can we find?
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    • Currently, there are 24 works of art in the Art in Public Places Collection . Works are placed in libraries and other public buildings throughout Jacksonville. Visit www.culturalcouncil.org to locate the public art in your area.