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Carlos de Azambuja Rodrigues
The dawn of the image. Comments about the vocation and destiny of images
SIGraDi 2004 - [Proceedings of the 8th Iberoamerican Congress of Digital Graphics] Porte Alegre - Brasil 10-12 november 2004
The study of the contemporary image . and the transformations created by the introduction of the digital technologies . give us the opportunity to review the role of the image as a tool for knowledge and understanding of the world. The following paper, based on the formulation of a possible hypothesis for the birth of this concept (image), seeks to restore its original sense.