Visual Literacy ‘Identities’

There are many different types of identities; self-identity: distinctive characteristics belonging to any given individual. Your identity is who you are and also how you and others view you.

Animation is a distinctive film form, it offers unique vocabulary of expression.

(artist example; Taylor Wessing)

Other types of identity:  – Cultural identity; this relies on a collective understanding

-National identity; this is seen through style and the visual look of a person/s

-Ascribed identity; this is when someone builds and identity for example if another person wishes to be the same as another they would copy them. as is shown in the below. We discussed this particular comic strip as a group and recognized different identities within it.

Marginalized identitiy; this is when it is shared by a particular social category/group.


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