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visualism


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1. Most broadly, a bias in favour of that which can be seen.

2. For Greek visualism,see ocularcentrism.

3.(hegemonic visualism) The dominance of postmodern culture by visual media, stimulated by new technologies of image production and dissemination: see also aestheticization; image; spectacle; spectacularization; surveillance; visual imperative.

Subjects: Media Studies.


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