Here is an exploration into the visual essay, written as a formal academic dissertation.
The images referenced in the essay are also available here
This is a potentially massive subject, and many areas could have been explored. I chose to focus on case study analysis, taxonomy, narrative structure and how effective and/or appropriate each case is.
There are many areas that are relevant, such as
and so on. I worked within time deadlines, so could not explore every area in depth. If I am honest, I explored the areas I am most interested in, and wanted to explore narrative structure. This will aid my practice in future.
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