LECTURE NOTES / ANDREW CHESHER

ROLAND BARTHES CAMERA LUCIDA 14/05/18 PUNCTUM / STUDIUM – Punctum is an object or image that jumps out at the viewer within a photograph- ‘that accident which pricks, bruises me.’ Punctum can exist alongside studium, but disturbs it, creating an ‘element which rises from the scene’ and unintentionally fills the whole image. Punctum is the …