The idea that visual images convey a wealth of meaning in ‘ocularcentric’ cultures is one that many of us – along with growing numbers of writers throughout the social sciences – readily accept.
To speak about ‘visual cultures’ is to speak about different sorts of visual technologies (such as photography, film and television) as well as about the sorts of images they show us. This shared interest in the visual unites several members of our group, whose substantive interests fall under a variety of thematic sub-headings, notably media representation, including “new” and social media, visual politics/geopolitics, public narratives, film, photography and popular culture.
Current research projects which engage with these themes include work on:
Other research themes within this research group include:
People working in this thematic area include:
Cary Monreal - Clark