Visual Social Semiotics – Harrison

July 29th, 2010

Harrison, Claire. “Visual Social Semiotics: Understanding How Still Images Make Meaning.” Technical Communication 50 1 (2003): 46. 

This article, while focusing on still images and the way they make meaning, is a discussion of visual social semiotics and therefore has many applications to video, as well. Also, the concept of social semiotics relates to my research in regard to the discussion of the way we use gestures, which constitute visual communication, to form meaning.

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