Chapter 4The World of Image

Images are no longer just representations or interpreters of human actions. They have become central to every action that connects humans to each other... as much reference points for information and knowledge as visualizations of human creativity.

Ron Burnett

Design educator and author; from How Images Think;The MIT Press: Cambridge, MA, 1993.

Real, Unreal, and Otherwise

Media and Methods

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What Images Are Image making is perhaps one of the most complex and ecstatically human activities. An image is a powerful experience that is far from being inert—a simple depictor of objects ...

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