Advantages And Disadvantages Of Art And Visual Media Vs. Audio Media

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In art, visual media can be considered as more important than audio media.

Dave O’Hagan
R00113737
MM2B Multimedia
MMED6025: Interpreting Sound & Music

1. Introduction
2. Audio Media
3. Visual Media
4. Audio & Visual Media
5. Conclusion
6. Bibliography

1. Introduction
“In art, visual media can be considered as more important than audio media”

First of all, what is art? Art is the expression of skill in both creativity and imagination, often used to produce sculptures, paintings, songs, and more, to be appreciated for their beauty, emotional power, or meaning. Art, over the ages, has developed into many different forms, including drawings, paintings, sculptures, songs, movies, and is even used when designing products to make them look more appealing. The origins of art began with cavemen sketching upon the walls with stones, to create scratches in the shapes of objects or animals. Because of art’s long existence and dynamic evolution, it is therefore completely unreasonable to state that visual media is
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Visual media or audio media? As discussed, there is no definitive answer. The two are both forms of art, but stimulate two entirely different senses, sight and hearing. Each form has it’s advantages and disadvantages; Visual media is a main part of advertising and aesthetics, but cannot be catered towards blind people, and audio media is a main component in society today, with new song writers and singers emerging everyday, but cannot be listened to or enjoyed by those who have a hearing impediment, or are deaf. Despite the whole argument towards which is better and why, visual media and audio media are both individually incredible art forms, although it could be argued that they truly at their best when working in unison with one another, rather than on their own. While this is true to an extent, while on their own, they still contain thought provoking themes, emotional responses, and are loved

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