lectures for the 17th and 19th of april

lectures for the 17th and 19th of april - 4/17/07 Meaning...

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4/17/07 Meaning in public buildings Building like a book, document Has context/meaning Visual communication 3 ways we communicate visually 1. literal direct communication – literally something – look + that’s what’s meant to think a lot. Ex) billboards 2. literal indirect communicate – see something + supposed to associate it w/ something else (indirectly representing) 3. abstract – not seeing anything literal – visual traits giving us feeling in an abstract way Hindu Temples, Khajuraho, India, 930 – 1050 A.D. -pure commucation (40 – 50 of these temples) -religious center -communicate something about Hinduism – like billboards -effort put into it 1. all about meaning + comm. . 2. so important to them b/c comm. . about their religion - priests lived here + ppl sent their kids to be raised by priests. Priests would train them for religion. @17-18 they would go home (young men) priests connect celibacy + religion connection. So @ 18 return to family + parents do arranged marriage – so many.
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2009 for the course ARC 308 taught by Professor Speck during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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