On Visual Literacy: Perez Hilton Hates the World Press Photo Winner

By Allen Murabayashi

Photo by John Stanmeyer/VII

This blog isn’t even worth writing, but what the heck.

I’ve had occasional discussions with other pundits in the photo industry on the need for visual literacy. In the past, I’ve argued that promoting visual literacy is a quixotic cause, and in fact, our western society is already more visually literate than the previous generations for the simple reason that we’re bombarded by images constantly. And with the glut, both curators and more sophisticated image makers have emerged. Thus, my argument went, visual literacy education was unnecessary.

Enter Perez Hilton.

With his trademark snark and trolling attitude, the celebrity blogger commented …read more

Via: Photoshelter


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