On The Visuality Of Writing: A Visual Essay

Mary Anne Francis

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As a guide to the visuality of writing, this visual essay aims to encourage those writing in Art & Design to recognize that as much as they communicate through the content of written forms, those also have a visual dimension that writers can use with various effects. And that an abstract does not have to take a written form.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)198 - 218
Number of pages21
JournalJournal of Writing in Creative Practice
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2022


  • Picture Essay
  • Textual Graphics
  • Visual Knowledge
  • Non-verbal argument
  • found-image writing
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel 'Introductory Lectures on Aesthetics'
  • Aby Warburg 'Mnemosyne Atlas'
  • John Berger 'Ways of Seeing'


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