Stereotyping is a short-hand way to describe a person with collective, rather than unique characteristics. Stereotyping is harmful because it can lead to scapegoating, discrimination, segregation, physical abuse, to state-sponsored genocide.
How do dominant cultural groups stereotype and why?
Culturism- belief that one cultural group, whether based on ethnicity, economics, education, etc is somehow better or worse than some other cultural group.
What is the purpose behind image analysis?
To fully appreciate visual communication, you must be able to use some sort of critical method to analyze pictures.
An image, regardless of its medium of presentation is forgotten if it isn't analyzed.
What is the personal perspective
A gut reaction to the work based on subjective opinions.
What is Historical perspective?
A determination of the importance of the work based on the medium's time line.
What is Technical perspective?
The relationship between light, the recording medium used to produce the work, and the presentation of the work.