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May 27, 2014

The Visual Language of Comics

Today, browsing the web in search of fresh information about Visual Language, I came across very interesting contents written by Neil Cohn, Ph.D in Psychology from Tufts University and blogger at The Visual Linguist

Neil Cohn argues, that "the structure, cognition, and development of comic's visual language is similar to that of spoken and signed languages. Structured sequential images can literally becomes a Visual Language".

This research remembered me a fantastic TED talk I highly recommend you: The Visual Magic of Comics by Scott McCloud,often referred to as the “Aristotle of comics”. Here is the video: 


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