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Prelude

Before beginning this second part of the book, I first want you to look at Figure 1. For the purposes of Part 2, I want to present it to you as a conceptual cornerstone that holds the whole piece together. How do we make sense of this image? What kinds of critical framework can we apply in the creation and decoding of such images and other media of diverse kinds which are consistent and which gain an understanding of being a reflective practitioner and a creative methodologist? These questions are vital in the development of a rigorous analytical model. We can also ponder the words of Lau Tzu’s poem, some of which condense what is aimed at here perfectly:

In it are images. Vague! Oh obscure! . . .