Big Ideas in Unflattening 3/13

“In seeking new approaches for opening expansive spaces and awakening possibilities, let us look to our ways of seeing themselves, and how, quite literally, the means to create perspective lies right between our eyes. The distance separating our eyes means that there is a difference between the view each produces- thus there is no single, “correct” view. (Sousanis 31).

Perspective in visual rhetorics is an invitation for viewers to have a say [and know it will count] during the process of critiquing images. When perspective is not accounted for as a step in a visual rhetorical analysis,  new interpretations and discoveries become unknown and will never be accounted for.