1 Forskningsprogram for Medier og IT i læringsperspektiv, Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, Aarhus University2 Visuel kultur som pædagogisk fagområde, Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, Aarhus University3 Department of Curriculum Research, Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, Aarhus University4 Danish School of Education - Didaktikuddannelserne, Emdrup, Danish School of Education, Arts, Aarhus University5 Danish School of Education - Didaktikuddannelserne, Emdrup, Danish School of Education, Arts, Aarhus University
the ex-centric observer
The polycentric picture The presentation introduces a dynamic view on children's drawings inspired by J.J.Gibson's ecological approach to visual perception. Empirical research in children's drawings will be the basis for the documentation of the fact that children's drawings contain several viewpoints and can be characterized as polycentric. I will talk about children's perception of environmental space and about the relations and the orientation they are establishing, which are used in the organisation of the pictorial space. The presentation serves the purpose to point out ontological strategies of vision, which can be activated, re-established and differentiated in relation to dynamic media productions. The significance of spatial orientation to our ability to see and to the way we are seeing is focused and a concept of the ex-centric observer is introduced.
Polycentric Picture, 2008
Børnetegning og rumopfattelse; Children drawings spatial representation