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Wednesday
Nov302016

"Seeing comes before words." - John Berger

Link to a pdf version of the book, Ways of Seeing.

'Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before it can speak. 'But there is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world; we explain that world with words, but words can never undo the fact that we are surrounded by it.' - Ways of Seeing by John Berger, 1972

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