Visual Wellbeing: Intersections of Rhetorical Theory and Design (RHETORIC…
Visual Wellbeing: Intersections
of Rhetorical Theory and Design
Social aspects of language
Pictures as a form of communication
Audiences´ perception of the images
Personal experience and culture
Principles of rhetoric that may be learned
Use of symbols to persuade creatures who by nature respond to symbols.
Creation of rhetoric
Public and our everyday discourses
exchange of symbols
Democratized as a practice than the practice of design
Ability to (re)create a vivid description
Present evidence so it seems to appear before the eye of the audience
Graphic, active and representing actuality
Strong emotional appeal
Refers to energy
not necessarily visual
Personal expressiveness of deeply held values.
Experience of enriching activities, of vitality
Principles that may be taught and learned
Designing visual and material artifacts/objects.
More restricted to “experts” or “designers” than to the public at large.
State of feeling healthy, happy, and content
Recognized precisely in one’s experience of objects through the visual sense
Can be formulated using rhetorical concepts