2 definitions by HitlerLovesYou

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A concept from Roland Barthes' book Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography.

1. To show interest.
2. Denoting the cultural, linguistic, and political interpretation of a photograph.
"I invest them with my studium (which is never my delight or my pain)."
Roland Barthes - Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography (page 28)
by HitlerLovesYou October 11, 2009
A concept from Roland Barthes' book Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography.

1. To wound.
2. Denoting the wounding, personally touching detail which establishes a direct relationship with the object or person within it.
"Yet the punctum shows no preference for morality or good taste: the punctum can be ill-bred."
Roland Barthes - Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography (Page 43).
by HitlerLovesYou October 11, 2009

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