Visual Studies

(The median citation count of Visual Studies is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-01-01 to 2024-01-01.)
Theorising visual framing: contingency, materiality and ideology32
The social life of images14
The citizen drone: protest, sousveillance and droneviewing12
Thinking with the drone – visual lessons in aerial and volumetric thinking9
Visual network research (VNR) – a theoretical and methodological appraisal of an evolving field8
‘I shared the joy’: sport-related social support and communality on Instagram8
Vertical vision and atmocultural navigation. Notes on emerging urban scopic regimes7
Improving the inclusivity and credibility of visual research: interpretive engagement as a route to including the voices of people with learning disabilities in analysis7
‘I hate visual culture.’ The controversial rise of visual studies and the disciplinary politics of the visible6
Immersive encounters: video, swimming and wellbeing6
Political storytelling of Ekrem İmamoğlu on Instagram during 2019 Istanbul mayoral elections in Turkey6
Aerial visibilities: towards a visual sociology of the sky6
Interspecies intercorporeality and mediated haptic sociality: distributing perception with a guide dog6
Face masks as floating signifiers during the COVID-19 pandemic in Belgium6
A pictured Africa: drawing as a visual qualitative research methodology for examining British African Diaspora imaginings of their ancestral ‘home’5
Memes in the time of corona: an autoethnographic visual essay on memes as relational resources during the COVID-19 pandemic5
Ugly on the internet: from #authenticity to #selflove4
Empowering children through photography and drawing4
Visual framing in the German movements for gay liberation and against nuclear energy4
Photo-eliciting technique as an integrated meaning-making practice: an introspective look at diversity, identities, and voice-giving4
‘Home Rule is Rome Rule’: exploring anti-Home Rule postcards in Edwardian Ireland4
On reciprocity: expanding the dialogue between disciplines3
Analogic and symbolic dimensions in graphic representations associated with patient information leaflets for medicines3
‘Through my eyes’: feminist self-portraits of Osteogenesis Imperfecta as arts-based knowledge translation3
Is this what depression looks like? Visual narratives of depression on social media3
The silent Tibetan women and their visual exclusions in Pema Tseden’s ‘Tibetan Trilogy’3
Facilitating gender-affirming participatory visual research in embodied and online spaces3
Visual propaganda at a crossroads: new techniques at Iran’s Vali Asr billboard3
Gendering graffiti in Brazil3
The use of film documentary in social science research: audio-visual accounts of the ‘migration crisis’ from the Italian island of Lampedusa3
Filmmaking as empirical research: working with people from refugee backgrounds to share stories about food3
The ‘anti-Instagram’: Using visual methods to study the college experiences of underrepresented students3
Of cable-cars and helicopters: mobility regimes and the politics of visibility in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro3
Bihari Muharram processions in Dhaka city: religious performance as a means of territorialising urban public space by a disenfranchised ethnic minority2
Suburban class habitus: applying Pierre Bourdieu’s visual sociology to the city2
The presence and perceptibility of personal digital data: findings from a participant map drawing method2
Marshland revival: a narrative rephotography essay on the False Creek Flats neighbourhood in Vancouver2
Graphic medicine’s golden age?2
Multisensory approaches in migration research: reflections and pathways2
How to preserve the visible content of films in visual form throughout the analytical process?2
Emergence of a ‘new public sphere’ in Bangladesh: the interactive dynamics between news television, citizens and the state2
Facilitating Black identity and advocacy: creating cellphilms for reflecting on issues affecting Black students2
Too dead? Image analyses of humanitarian photos of the Kurdi brothers2
Visual culture studies: twenty years later2
The proliferation of alternative film exhibition spaces in Istanbul: cultural segregation and urban cinephilia2
Diagrammatic mental representation: a methodological bridge2
Documentary photography as vocation: reflecting on Frank Cancian’s contribution to visual studies2
Visual discourses in sport. A sociological analysis of the implementation of the video evidence in cycling and football2
Visuality and socio-political communication in Nigeria’s banknote portraits2
RE/MAP 2.0 in Tokyo: drawing on local stories to draw out hidden realities2
Picturing atrocity: visual representations of ISIS in Arabic political cartoons2
Contemplating ‘visual studies’ as an emerging transdisciplinary endeavour2
Photographer–camera–place relations: reflections on postphenomenology and landscape photography practice1
Miao traditional patterns: the origins and design transformation1
Methodology and Indigenous memory: using photographs to anchor critical reflections on Indian residential school experiences1
The multipart film: extended anthropological analysis and non-textual forms1
Open Space New Media Documentary: A Toolkit for Theory and Practices1
Degenerate ecocinema: indexing entropy with drones1
Thinking with Sarah Kaufman’s Devil’s Pool1
Correspondências by Rita Azevedo Gomes. The complex hybrid image of contemporary epistolary cinema and contemporary essay film1
Documentary functions: the uses of documents in non-fictional texts1
Familial ties and citizen claims: photography and early civil rights activism in African–Canadian newspapers1
Being vertical: staging the vertical subject on the Manchester Salford border1
Warao queen: challenging beauty in Venezuela – the Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize for Visual Sociology 20201
The graffiti within: the reactivation and politicisation of Sydney’s subterranean1
Smells: A cultural history of odours in early modern times1
The visual opportunity spaces of oil: in promotion, protest, and warning1
Elements of a riot: forms of political violence in contemporary France1
Interfaith photovoice: an example of Muslim-Christian engagement in Canada1
Let Dr Ai’s story flee: a minor practice against China’s internet censorship during the COVID-19 pandemic1
New species in the Mediterranean: a visual essay on human impact on biodiversity1
Majoritarianism and digital rights: understanding Kashmir and the ‘Othering of Other’ in the context of India1
Memory passages: Holocaust memorials in the United States and Germany1
The value of parenting: gendered time expectations among the Spanish middle class1
Descendants of the modernist museum: tracing the musealisation of Swedish national parks1
Gender violence through the eyes of the Bajan youth: using Photovoice methods in small island states1
Questionnaire: visual studies now1
Grotesque logic: Catalan carnival utopias and the politics of laughter1
The making of ‘Brother Time’: extending a traditional project through visual methods1
Stigma management as celebration: disability, difference, and the marketing of diversity1
Understanding how a learning phenomenon in which children were visually documenting their learning processes matters and intra-acts with the spaces of the school1
Empty homes: filming homeownership in rapidly urbanising China1
COVID diaries: quotidian snapshots of life during the pandemic1
Breaking the frame: evolving practices of first-generation photo-elicitation researchers1
Earthquakes, communities and heritage: Telling stories of resilience through co-designed immersive media1
An international football match experienced from within a 'working quarantine' – a photographic journey1
Visualising folk religion and ancestor worship at A-Ma temple in Macau, China1
Coffee + COVID: people, place, and pandemic1
Visual studies now1
Servicing the body: placing glasses on the client’s head at the opticians1
Who owns the sky? Aerial resistance and the state/corporate no-fly zone1
Self-portrait in the photo booth: self-representation in the selfie era, a Photo-based Educational Research Project1
Portfolio implementation for self-reflection and professional growth of students in the arts1
Protecting the future ‘Us’: a rhetoric-performative multimodal analysis of the polarising far-right YouTube campaign videos in Finland1
Heir to the throne: photography and the rise to presidency by politicians in Zimbabwe and South Africa1
Counter narrative of President Buhari’s narrative on Nigerian youths with visual images and texts on Facebook1
Merging landscapes: socio-spatial intersections and formations of belonging among African migrant youth in the US1
Community as Rebellion: A Syllabus for Surviving Academia as a Woman of Color1
Sharing and redefining power with Vice President Harris: the visual framing by the Biden White House1
Collaboratively videoing mobile activities1
Short videos as affective contagion: (Un)locked WeChat chatlogs on viral videos1
Reframing the homescape: documenting domesticity during photography’s COVID turn1
#BlackIsBeautiful: the radical politics of black hair1
Altered spaces: new ways of seeing and envisioning nature with Minecraft1
Images of older people in Chinese fashion magazines: a visual assemblage analysis1
Jewish identity in American art: A golden age since the 1970s1
No selfies: the social world of autistic male adults as depicted in their everyday photographic practices1
High-rise urban density in Macau1
How does a clandestine image behave? Proposal for a theoretical tool based on a Spanish civil war gaze1
Does she still recognise you?1
Visualising gendered space and informality: a photo essay1
Affective atmospheres in Macau: from the sublime to the uncanny1
Response to ‘Visual studies now’1
A study of light pollution discourse in Hong Kong1
Wake up, this is Joburg Wake up, this is Joburg by Tanya Zack and Mark LewisDurham, NC: Duke University Press, 2023, 344 pagesISBN: 970
Reading Reisewitz’s Altamira: An Analytical and Evocative Photo-Study0
‘They live on in the photos’: the ontologies of difference when recognition is given to descendant family and kin concern for, and responsibility toward, Aboriginal ancestors in photographs0
Performativity and intersemiotic translation in contemporary art: the case ofHong Kong Atlas0
Conversation with Alessandra Raengo0
What is an Image? Roundtable transcription, International Visual Sociology Association annual conference, 16 September 20220
Svalbard Railway (Rachel Tanur 2022 1st Prize)0
The Persian painting and the Iranian Traditional Medicine0
Questionnaire: visual studies now0
Cold War Camera0
Making a house a home0
Affinities: photographs by Timothy Hearsum0
What is an inclusive city? Reconfiguring participation in planning with geospatial photovoice to unpack experiences of urban belonging among marginalised communities0
Digital Tarkovsky0
Oak tree, gum tree: screen collaborations across time zones, 20220
What can voice do? Combining narrative methods and participant-produced photography to explore contemporary cancer survivorship0
On film as a method, gender and health politics: conversation with Sophie Harman0
Questionnaire: visual studies now0
Monitoring North Korea: a visual autoethnography of humanitarian-aid practices0
A critical assessment of the Russian-language literature in the field of visual culture0
Looking into Visual Studies0
Fabricating Lureland: A history of the imagination and memory of Peacehaven, a speculative interwar garden city development by the sea0
‘I don’t want to see anymore.’0
Undisciplining visual studies0
Addressing corruption through visual tools in India: the case of three civil society initiatives and their Facebook pages0
Spirit in film: the work of James Ault0
The photo-monologue: critical device and activist practice0
Visual studies now. Visions of immunity0
Co-illusion: Dispatches from the end of communication0
Understanding social critique in graffiti art from a (non-)Western perspective: Chinese students comparing Banksy and Zato through photo-elicitation0
The content of our caricature0
Sporting blackness: Race, embodiment, and critical muscle memory on screen0
Masks and emotional distance: a visual study of human relationships in the Covid-19 pandemic0
Remembering and forgetting: using photographs as social artefacts in an aged care setting0
Untitled (Maestra) 20220
A democratic enlightenment: The reconciliation image, aesthetic education, possible politics A democratic enlightenment: The reconciliation image, aesthetic education,0
Masculinities: Liberation through photography0
The political work of graffiti during the Covid-19 pandemic: a view from Tottenham, London0
Rebel imaginings: street art in Yogyakarta, Indonesia0
Methodology for a comparative quantitative analysis of film colour: a comparison between Cannes and box-office results0
The public is personal: reflections on the ethical dimensions of selfie research0
Tidepools: using film-based ethnography to explore Black and Latino students' experience of community college0
Building internal reputation in stigmatised neighbourhoods: the use of remote participatory photo mapping0
Visual reciprocity and #vanlife in the visual commons: Vancouver Island is a VW bus0
Corona de Flores; some visual issues of coronavirus0
The people are not an image: Vernacular video after the Arab spring0
The baggage of representation: man with a red carrier bag searching for a signal0
The painter’s discipline: aesthetics and form in Scottish painting0
The international photojournalism industry: cultural production and the making and selling of news pictures0
Handbook of arts-based research0
To Make Their Own Way in the World: The Enduring Legacy of the Zealy Daguerreotypes0
“Local guys wanted”: homoerotic photography, censorship, and national belonging in apartheid South Africa – the case of Alternative Books (1981-1991)0
Photographs of disasters. An ethnomethodological approach0
Story Poles (Solana Beach, California), 20210
Response to questionnaire: visual studies now0
Susana Distancia: memes and popular culture during the COVID-19 pandemic0
Documentary film festivals vol. 1: Methods, history politics; Documentary film festivals vol. 2: Changes, challenges, professional perspectives0
Crisis vision: Race and the cultural production of surveillance0
The future of visual studies live roundtable. International Visual Sociology Association 40th annual conference, 7 July 20210
Jon Rieger In Memorium 1936-20200
Proud to be poor? Untangling identity politics with the families portrayed in the photobook Courage (1998)0
The atopic image0
Visual methods and migration: methodological advantages using documentary in the field0
We Know It When We See It0
Interweaving artist-researcher-teacher identities: facilitating visitor-artwork interactions0
Response to questionnaire: visual studies now0
Building material languages of trauma: in conversation with Laura Magnusson0
Travel marketing and popular photography in Britain, 1888-1939: Reading the travel image0
How art can be thought: a handbook for change0
Caution, Police!0
‘I like working with my hands’: performative and embodied nostalgia among post-industrial blacksmiths0
Snapchat, eavesdropping, and the surgical practices of Dr. Miami: a resurrection of the anatomical theatre0
Eyemaginary unity: a dialectic of visual studies0
‘What do we see when we look at people on the move’? A visual intervention into civil sphere and symbolic boundary theory0
Iconoclash and the climate movement0
Three stories of one truth? Visual framing of AP, CNN & FOX news Instagram coverage of the 2020 US presidential candidates0
The street photography of Garry Winogrand0
Radicalisation in competitive authoritarian contexts: visualising refugees with DIY media0
Abject performances: aesthetic strategies in Latino cultural production0
Where are the students?0
The poetics of poetry film: film poetry, videopoetry, lyric voice, reflection The poetics of poetry film: film poetry, videopoetry, lyric voice, reflection 0
Neither spectacular nor ordinary: a visual essay on imaginations and homes in Beijing from 2007 to 20190
Bauman: A biography0
Screen culture, online auctions, and art market spectacle0
Moving pictures, still lives0
If_I_Had_Let_Me, 20220
Atmospheric things: On the allure of elemental envelopment0
Blackboard voices0
Media and conflict, co-constitutive reflecting practices0
Seemingly innocent pictures. Visual representations of migrants and refugees circulating through the Czech Facebook nationalistic universe0
The crisis of ugliness: From cubism to pop-art The crisis of ugliness: From cubism to pop-art by Mikhail LifshitzChicago, IL: Haymarke0
Images of displaced memories: documentation, intervention, and the ethics and aesthetics of seeing0
A room of your own: photographs of situations of well-being taken by patients suffering from a stress-related illness0
In light of #MeToo: reconsidering the art/artist relationship for better futures0
The Astronomer's Chair: A Visual and Cultural History0
The hidden messages concealed in the 1970s stamp series ‘Landscapes of Israel’0
Commentary for Visual Studies0
Sonic signatures: Music, migration and the city at night Sonic signatures: Music, migration and the city at night edited by Derek Pard0
Professionalism, privilege and publicity: representations of development cooperation in amateur photography and Finnish newspapers, 1968–19720
Creative practice ethnographies0
‘It’s just a comic’ - Or is it? Addressing the past in Rutu Modan’sThe Property0
The beauty and the terror: an alternative history of the Italian renaissance0
The image is a cure0
Therapeutic aesthetics: Performative encounters in moving image artworks0
Building Shanghai in the borderlands: a visual approach to the restructuring of the Uyghur City in Xinjiang0
‘There were days I felt empty’: care, affect, and graphic medicine0
Likeness in the age of new media: on the endless mutability of images0
Response to questionnaire: visual studies0
Cosmopolitics of the camera: Albert Kahn’s archives of the planet0
Home is where it happens: a visual essay on pandemic parenting for employed mothers0
The Myths of Myrskylä– Light painting local stories and enhancing empathy for the place0
Images among images: a map scholar response0
Questionnaire: visual studies now0
‘All the good spots are already taken’: the visual properties of interior social sceneries0
Spaces in between: using the Zwischenraum to explore the archiving practices of young expats in Berlin0
Stereotypical representations of the accountant in The New Yorker cartoons through time0
Imagining everyday life: Engagements with vernacular photography0
Remote justice: a visual essay on the response of the Dutch justice system to the COVID-19 pandemic0
Visualizing Empire. Africa, Europe, and the politics of representation0
A theory of assembly: From museums to memes0
Response to questionnaire: visual studies now0
Social semiotic analysis of photographic portrayals of Iranian elders on websites0
The social life of private thoughts0
Walker Evans: No politics0
Smudged windows: scenes from home during a pandemic0