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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Early Evidence of Low-Tech Communication in an Otto Dix Painting of 1920
Author: Reily, L
Panhan, H
Tupinamba, A
Abstract: This paper presents and analyzes a finding that gives evidence of the use of a low-tech communication device long before the formal establishment of the field of augmentative and alternative communication. The device, a simple low-tech alphabet board, is portrayed in a 1920 painting of World War I veterans by German Expressionist Otto Dix. Entitled 'War Cripples,' the painting shows one of the veterans, who sustained severe disfigurement and jaw mutilation resulting in speech loss, pointing to a letter on a chart pinned to his uniform. The analysis of the painting utilized Aby Warburg's methodology for researching the significance of images within the cultural context in which they are produced.
Subject: Augmentative and alternative communication
Acquired communication disorders
Alphabet device
War injuries
Facial disfigurement
German Expressionism
Country: Inglaterra
Editor: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.3109/07434610903322011
Date Issue: 2009
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