Out of Scale, out of Context. The Use of Images in the Teaching of Graphic Design History

@inproceedings{Sfligiotti2017OutOS,
  title={Out of Scale, out of Context. The Use of Images in the Teaching of Graphic Design History},
  author={Silvia Sfligiotti},
  year={2017}
}
  • Silvia Sfligiotti
  • Published 2017
  • Computer Science
  • Images are a core element in the teaching of the history of graphic design, but the way they are used and often de-contextualized in publications and classroom presentations can alter the perception of graphic artefacts, which instead of being seen as examples from a specific historical context are transformed into undisputed icons from an ideal gallery of masterpieces. How is it possible to—at least partly—overcome these limits? An educational approach developed by the author since 2012 in her… CONTINUE READING

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