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A&C5501 Visual Culture

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Examines the production, consumption, philospophy, and psychology of visual images, inquiring into their economic, gender, class, political, social, and aesthetic agendas.  Understanding how our sseeing is affected by our visual environment, how seeing and believing are conflated, how commodification of images empowers them, how we participate in the creation of meaning by our conscious or unconscious relations with the visual environment has become essential.

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