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Graphesis : visual forms of knowledge production

Author: Johanna Drucker
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014.
Series: MetaLABprojects.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Graphesis provides a descriptive critical language for the analysis of graphical knowledge. In an interdisciplinary study fusing digital humanities with media studies and graphic design history, Drucker outlines the principles by which visual formats organize meaningful content. Among the most significant of these formats is the graphical user interface (GUI), the dominant feature of the screens of nearly all  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johanna Drucker
ISBN: 9780674724938 0674724933
OCLC Number: 949702480
Description: 215 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Image, interpretation, and interface --
Interpreting visualization/Visualizing interpretation --
Interface and interpretation --
Designing graphic interpretation.
Series Title: MetaLABprojects.
Responsibility: Johanna Drucker.

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Fusing digital humanities with media studies and graphic design history, Graphesis offers a critical language for analysis of graphical knowledge and argues for studying visuality from a humanistic  Read more...

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The pages of Graphesis teem with color reproductions of 5,000 years' worth of various modes of visually rendered knowledge-showing how they have emerged and developed over time, growing familiar but Read more...

 
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