Events and conferences from research centers, universities and universities of applied sciences.

Robert Hopkins (NYU): "The Birth of an Icon"

CityFribourg, North Romandie, Switzerland
Date Monday - - 19:00

Robert Hopkins (NYU): "The Birth of an Icon"

Ouvert au grand public
24.06.2024 17:15 - 19:00

Pictures are semantically structured, but how? And how does that structure relate to their spatial structure? One answer to these questions is offered by the Parts Principle: where a picture P depicts some object or scene O, every spatial part of P depicts some spatial part of O. Taking that principle as my point of departure, I will introduce some further notions needed to refine it in the face of serious challenges, and use the result to raise some novel questions in picture semantics.

Related Continuing Education Programs