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Pictures, people and power : people-centred visual aids for development

Author: Bob Linney
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text is designed for people who want to make and use pictures for development. It looks at the way in which visual aids have been used in the past, and proposes a people-centred approach to work  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Linney
ISBN: 0333600444 9780333600443
OCLC Number: 613276216
Description: IX, 195 S : Ill ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 Reflection: approaches to communication - the authoritarian approach - one-way communication, the people-centred approach - two-way and multi-way communication, process and product; re-thinking visual literacy - the shortage of pictures, what can be done?, making understandable pictures - the conservative response, improving visual literacy - the liberating response, art and communication. Part 2 Action: designing, drawing and painting - you don't have to be an artist, common pictorial conventions, design skills, drawing, painting and colour; making and using people-centred pictures - developing people-centred pictures, discussion starters, flannelboards, picture cards, community maps, posters, pictures for self-expression; training workshops - organization and methodology, basic framework for training, phase 1, phase 2, phase 3, summary of workshop session; pictures and empowerment.
Responsibility: Bob Linney.


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