Posts Tagged: ways of seeing

The Thread: Ways of Being Seen


Can you see it now? Is the image different in your mind yet? A thing you can’t unsee. ...more

The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Jericho Parms


What is lost still has substance, is malleable, can take on new impressions, and be molded again to our experience, often resulting in the most lasting force that determines how we see the world. ...more

Ways of Speaking


In his seminal book Ways of Seeing, critic and novelist John Berger deconstructed the framework of presuppositions through which we view visual images. Over at the Guardian, he reminds us that language is also a process, one in which layers of meaning combine with a writer’s own relationship to words:

This practice reminds us that a language cannot be reduced to a dictionary or stock of words and phrases.