Seeing as Action. The Methods of Interpreting Visual Materials on the Example of Photography

Małgorzata Lebda
2020 Perspektywy kultury  
The article asks about the power of photography. Four photographs are referred to. The author tries to describe ways of looking, analyzing and interpreting each of them. Every time, it is a subjective analysis based on individual visual competences. The concept of punctum turns out to be important, as it allows a closer look at the visual. Ultimately, the answer to the question whether in the analysis of an image we take possession of it, or is it the other way around, is solved at the level of
more » ... ved at the level of individual reception of a particular photo.
doi:10.35765/pk.2019.2704.15 fatcat:qjc2ufg5gnfqhnhy2rumnahi3u