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[Xmca-l] Re: Imagination;semiotic mediation



Sure, but that was my subjective impression :)

On 27 March 2016 at 05:53, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:

> I don't see an allusion to phrenology, Huw. It's  direct allusion to
> palmistry surely, and the text goes on to explain.
> a
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> *Andy Blunden*
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>
> On 27/03/2016 3:06 PM, Huw Lloyd wrote:
>
>> http://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/cover-story-2016-03-28
>>
>> A comic version of the (pseudo-science) phrenology sculpture with short
>> fingers.
>>
>> It's a vertically raised, rather than open-forward raised, left hand,
>> suggesting a posture of swearing allegiance. Sickly colours.
>>
>> Huw
>>
>>
>>
>> On 27 March 2016 at 04:43, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu> wrote:
>>
>> I invite comment on the process of interpreting images using the most
>>> recent New Yorker cover as an example. They often strike me as especially
>>> rich condensed representations.
>>> They are one of the means I use to think about Eisenshtein, who David has
>>> brought into recent discussions to useful effect.
>>>
>>> How do you interpret the raised hand and inscriptions to be found at
>>> newyorker.com if you scroll down the page. The leftmost image with a
>>> hand.
>>> How do you interpret it from first impression to reflective
>>> summary/label?
>>>
>>> If this proves interesting the cover with the stop sign would be a second
>>> choice.
>>>
>>> Mike
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>> It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an
>>> object
>>> that creates history. Ernst Boesch
>>>
>>>
>