Patricia Fara, seminari de màster “Pictures and People”

Dimecres 21 de març de 2012, 15-17h

“Pictures and People”

Patricia Fara (University of Cambridge), seminari de màster obert al públic dins el mòdul M8 De Frankenstein a Einstein.

‘A picture is worth a thousand words.’ This session examines the importance of scientific imagery not only for conveying information but also for fashioning what knowledge is and how it is understood. Topics include physical media of representation, portraits and caricatures, the illustration of time and the impossibility of achieving objectivity.