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Content description VCAMAR038

Media Arts / Levels 7 and 8 / Respond and Interpret
Content description
Analyse how technical and symbolic elements are used in media artworks to create representations influenced by genre and the values and viewpoints of particular audiences
  1. analysing stereotypes, looking at what features have either been omitted or exaggerated in a media artwork
  2. investigating the use of character types in fictional representations in comedies, to see how selected features allow for quick communication
  3. deconstructing a magazine cover explaining how each of its elements, for example, font, masthead and positioning of imagery, contribute to the overall reading
  4. analysing a still image on the basis of photographic composition, image effects, and framing, and how they influence meaning, for example, images representing different cultural groups or ethnicities in Australian society, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
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