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Sunni Brown

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Why is visual literacy discouraged in most cultures & WHAT CAN WE DO to change that?

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Visual literacy, if described as the ability to communicate via doodling, drawing, and sketching or described as the ability to display complex information in visual language formats, is often a literacy missing in adults despite it being a universal and natural inclination in children. Why does it disappear? And more importantly, what can we do to alter this course?

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  • Nov 8 2011: I think something have to be done to preserve this cause - i think technology have something it has contribute negatively to this...
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      Nov 9 2011: Using a stick in the sand to draw is free. Purchasing a tool or piece of technology is costly. To post this message involves owning a computer, an internet connection, and an electric bill. Plus all of the people and companies involved to make it happen. Artists end up using what is available to work with like a free ball point pen from TD bank and a napkin or two from the diner where you can get a cheap cup of coffee.

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