Through the process of creating content whether in material form or not, meaning can be conveyed on two levels. There is an implied meaning in the work and a stated meaning. The stated meaning or idea that a maker wants to communicate about something specific to their audience may not always be clear without background knowledge of the artist or the work. The implied meaning of the work is what influences an audience to understand that a certain point of view is being depicted or that the maker created the work intentionally. Implied meaning is the result of certain devices being used in a body of work repetitively and consciously. These devices and formal elements vary for different makers and their work.
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