The communicational landscapes of today, their relation to current forms of work and to current forms of pleasure, demand a recasting of our thinking about representation in the most far-reaching form. The world, now, is no longer a world in which the written language is dominant.
(Kress 1997 :5)
The landscapes of communication are changing, are being changed in the most fundamental ways; and it is happening now. (Kress 1997 :5)
Kress, G. (1997). Before Writing: Rethinking the paths to literacy. London: Routledge.