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Pictures, People and Power: People-Centred Visual Aids for Development

Handbook / Manual

By: B Linney

196 pages, B/w illus


Paperback | Dec 1995 | #50495 | ISBN: 0333600444
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A practical guide to the use of visual aids, which leads to a fuller involvement of local people in their own development.


Part 1 Reflection: approaches to communication - the authoritarian approach - one-way communication, the people-centred approach - two-way and multi-way communication, process and product; re-thinking visual literacy - the shortage of pictures, what can be done?, making understandable pictures - the conservative response, improving visual literacy - the liberating response, art and communication. Part 2 Action: designing, drawing and painting - you don't have to be an artist, common pictorial conventions, design skills, drawing, painting and colour; making and using people-centred pictures - developing people-centred pictures, discussion starters, flannelboards, picture cards, community maps, posters, pictures for self-expression; training workshops - organization and methodology, basic framework for training, phase 1, phase 2, phase 3, summary of workshop session; pictures and empowerment.

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