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Page 12. Caption: This page touches upon Ong’s discussion of one’s sensation and which he personally deemed the most critical; orality. Ong believed that “a typical visual ideal is clarity and distinctness, a taking apart.”(2002) Although Ong supported the inclusivity of oral culture, the prints in this chapbook are meant to remain ambiguous so as not to induce the ideal of clarity and distinctiveness. To leave it entirely up to the viewer means that there is room for one’s personal outside stimuli and experiences to provide the meaning.

Page 12.
Caption: This page touches upon Ong’s discussion of one’s sensation and which he personally deemed the most critical; orality. Ong believed that “a typical visual ideal is clarity and distinctness, a taking apart.”(2002) Although Ong supported the inclusivity of oral culture, the prints in this chapbook are meant to remain ambiguous so as not to induce the ideal of clarity and distinctiveness. To leave it entirely up to the viewer means that there is room for one’s personal outside stimuli and experiences to provide the meaning.

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