Kontextbildung als anthropologischer Zweck von Bildkompetenz

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The anthropological function of pictures lies in conveying initial context build-ing, i.e., the genesis of the capacity to focus on situations that are not current-ly present. In order to support that thesis, we first recapitulate the concept of communication with two ways of presentation enclosed therein which are central to language competence and picture competence. Thereby a path opens up to define perceptoid media in more detail, through which a transi-tion to initial context building can be suggested. However, it becomes clear, too, that the ability to present oneself as a picture user has to be stabilized by further acts of communication. In the end, they also lead to the option of con-text building without a fallback on perceptoid media that we generally call visual imagination.

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Schirra, Jörg; Sachs-Hombach, Klaus: Kontextbildung als anthropologischer Zweck von Bildkompetenz. In: IMAGE. Zeitschrift für interdisziplinäre Bildwissenschaft, Jg. 7 (2011), Nr. 2, S. 21-47. DOI:
 author = {Schirra, Jörg and Sachs-Hombach, Klaus},
 title = {Kontextbildung als anthropologischer Zweck von Bildkompetenz},
 year = 2011,
 doi = "\url{}",
 volume = 7,
 address = {Köln},
 journal = {IMAGE. Zeitschrift für interdisziplinäre Bildwissenschaft},
 number = 2,
 pages = {21--47},
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