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Delivering Concept via Conveyance and Theme

Posted in Design, Design Education, Teaching by ayanabaltrip on 2013/02/21

Today’s talk in the Multimedia Content + Form class.

In the visual media world, concept is illustrated through the use of conveyance.

Conveyance is the delivery method of meaning or mood from the thing observed to the observer. Conveyance is relative. Meaning it is dependent upon the our understanding of the cultural learning(s) of the viewer(s). We ask, what does the viewer already know about the concept being conveyed? What assumptions do they make?

Theme is the package enveloping the concept. It is the tone, emotional appeal, the presentation style: bold, cheerful, solemn, humor.

Keeping the above in mind, discuss how conveyance and theme are used in each of the following examples:

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Delivering Concept via Conveyance and Theme.

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Posted in Design, Design Education, Process, Teaching by ayanabaltrip on 2013/02/07

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Rise of Graphics for Social Justice Issues in the US

Posted in Commentary, Design, Design Matters by ayanabaltrip on 2013/02/07

Though the production of graphics for social justice issues, primarily as posters or street art has not diminished much in Europe, Latin America, and Africa, it has lost its prominence in the US.

Given this fact, it was nice to read today’s The Daily Heller: Triggering Concern About Guns.

by Juana Medina

by Juana Medina

To see a full array of the posters, go here: The Gun Show: A Collection Of Posters Against Guns