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On Literacy: An examen of the form

Media Content Literacy, Media Grammar Literacy, Medium Literacy

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Rican Lee, On Literacy Part 7

        The Measure of Accommodation: an iceberg’s inferred narrative   In this final post for “On Literacy, an examen of the form”, which seems to be a logical progression from post #6, I shall expound upon the idea of visual literacy in regard to its dynamic and ephemeral mechanics.   The visual… read more

Rican Lee, On Literacy Part 6

        In this post, which may be considered an attachment to post #2 (A desire for ambiversion), I shall expound upon the idea of visual literacy in regard to the dynamic and ephemeral employment of its grammar.    “An auditor can lie back in his chair and be overcome by the sensuous waves… read more

Rican Lee, On Literacy Part 5

        The Reality of Anchored Coincidence: A bias of visual literacy Imagine two planes of three green rectangles of varying brightness:The three rectangles increase in brightness from left to right.One plane has a white background,the other plane has a black background. The value or brightness of rectangles between planes are identical.Yet, it… read more

Rican Lee, On Literacy Part 4

        The Angle of Circumstance: crouching octopus, hidden chameleon     It is a joy to know, how insight may open your heart again, how it may illumine the mind from mere knowledge, bringing it into fresh wisdom. I propose, to the reader, the angle of circumstance as the fourth candidate for… read more

Rican Lee, On Literacy Part 3

        The conception of reception: The Singer vs The Song I come to this blog post with an interest in the function of an artist’s signature on a work of art, that is, should the viewer’s focus ultimately be to admire, name, reach for, or avoid a work according to its own… read more

Rican Lee, On Literacy Part 2

I suggest that a desire for ambiversion is a candidate within an affective repertoire for the examination of the visual plane. I would like to begin with the mention of two time periods: The year 1982 and the year 1952.   1982 marks the year of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s painting “Boxer”, and 1952 marks the year… read more

Rican Lee, On Literacy Part 1

Over the span of many posts, I will suggest several ramparts that fortify, for the purpose of this blog category, an aesthetic of visual literacy. Visual literacy allows a deeper interaction with texts of all kinds and introduces the process of analytical thinking about representation and meaning. By illustrating an “educated conception” of pictorial media… read more

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