Visual Studies

(The TQCC of Visual Studies is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-10-01 to 2023-10-01.)
Theorising visual framing: contingency, materiality and ideology27
The social life of images14
The citizen drone: protest, sousveillance and droneviewing9
‘I shared the joy’: sport-related social support and communality on Instagram8
Improving the inclusivity and credibility of visual research: interpretive engagement as a route to including the voices of people with learning disabilities in analysis7
Vertical vision and atmocultural navigation. Notes on emerging urban scopic regimes7
(Re)tracing queerness: archiving indentureship’s ‘coolie homo/erotic’7
Thinking with the drone – visual lessons in aerial and volumetric thinking7
‘I hate visual culture.’ The controversial rise of visual studies and the disciplinary politics of the visible6
Political storytelling of Ekrem İmamoğlu on Instagram during 2019 Istanbul mayoral elections in Turkey6
A pictured Africa: drawing as a visual qualitative research methodology for examining British African Diaspora imaginings of their ancestral ‘home’5
Aerial visibilities: towards a visual sociology of the sky5
Interspecies intercorporeality and mediated haptic sociality: distributing perception with a guide dog5
Religious tattoos at one Christian university4
‘Home Rule is Rome Rule’: exploring anti-Home Rule postcards in Edwardian Ireland4
Immersive encounters: video, swimming and wellbeing4
Visual network research (VNR) – a theoretical and methodological appraisal of an evolving field4
Comics and visual biography: sequential art in social research4
Memes in the time of corona: an autoethnographic visual essay on memes as relational resources during the COVID-19 pandemic4
The silent Tibetan women and their visual exclusions in Pema Tseden’s ‘Tibetan Trilogy’3
Ugly on the internet: from #authenticity to #selflove3
‘Through my eyes’: feminist self-portraits of Osteogenesis Imperfecta as arts-based knowledge translation3
Gendering graffiti in Brazil3
On reciprocity: expanding the dialogue between disciplines3
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
Visual propaganda at a crossroads: new techniques at Iran’s Vali Asr billboard3
Photo-eliciting technique as an integrated meaning-making practice: an introspective look at diversity, identities, and voice-giving3
Analogic and symbolic dimensions in graphic representations associated with patient information leaflets for medicines3
Visual framing in the German movements for gay liberation and against nuclear energy3
Face masks as floating signifiers during the COVID-19 pandemic in Belgium3
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 gender-affirming participatory visual research in embodied and online spaces2
RE/MAP 2.0 in Tokyo: drawing on local stories to draw out hidden realities2
Of cable-cars and helicopters: mobility regimes and the politics of visibility in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro2
The proliferation of alternative film exhibition spaces in Istanbul: cultural segregation and urban cinephilia2
The use of film documentary in social science research: audio-visual accounts of the ‘migration crisis’ from the Italian island of Lampedusa2
Bihari Muharram processions in Dhaka city: religious performance as a means of territorialising urban public space by a disenfranchised ethnic minority2
The presence and perceptibility of personal digital data: findings from a participant map drawing method2
Is this what depression looks like? Visual narratives of depression on social media2
Marshland revival: a narrative rephotography essay on the False Creek Flats neighbourhood in Vancouver2
Contemplating ‘visual studies’ as an emerging transdisciplinary endeavour2
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
Too dead? Image analyses of humanitarian photos of the Kurdi brothers2
Graphic medicine’s golden age?2
Empowering children through photography and drawing2
Picturing atrocity: visual representations of ISIS in Arabic political cartoons2
Elements of a riot: forms of political violence in contemporary France1
Stigma management as celebration: disability, difference, and the marketing of diversity1
The multipart film: extended anthropological analysis and non-textual forms1
Community as Rebellion: A Syllabus for Surviving Academia as a Woman of Color1
Multisensory approaches in migration research: reflections and pathways1
The making of ‘Brother Time’: extending a traditional project through visual methods1
Diagrammatic mental representation: a methodological bridge1
Correspondências by Rita Azevedo Gomes. The complex hybrid image of contemporary epistolary cinema and contemporary essay film1
How does a clandestine image behave? Proposal for a theoretical tool based on a Spanish civil war gaze1
#BlackIsBeautiful: the radical politics of black hair1
Cultural diplomacy and internationalism in regional art institutions1
Images of older people in Chinese fashion magazines: a visual assemblage analysis1
The value of parenting: gendered time expectations among the Spanish middle class1
Visualising folk religion and ancestor worship at A-Ma temple in Macau, China1
Methodology and Indigenous memory: using photographs to anchor critical reflections on Indian residential school experiences1
Coffee + COVID: people, place, and pandemic1
Thinking with Sarah Kaufman’s Devil’s Pool1
Servicing the body: placing glasses on the client’s head at the opticians1
Review of Paik’s virtual archive: time, change, and materiality in media art1
Visuality and socio-political communication in Nigeria’s banknote portraits1
Questionnaire: visual studies now1
Breaking the frame: evolving practices of first-generation photo-elicitation researchers1
Degenerate ecocinema: indexing entropy with drones1
Visual studies now1
Understanding how a learning phenomenon in which children were visually documenting their learning processes matters and intra-acts with the spaces of the school1
Familial ties and citizen claims: photography and early civil rights activism in African–Canadian newspapers1
Descendants of the modernist museum: tracing the musealisation of Swedish national parks1
The visual opportunity spaces of oil: in promotion, protest, and warning1
The graffiti within: the reactivation and politicisation of Sydney’s subterranean1
Merging landscapes: socio-spatial intersections and formations of belonging among African migrant youth in the US1
High-rise urban density in Macau1
Let Dr Ai’s story flee: a minor practice against China’s internet censorship during the COVID-19 pandemic1
Who owns the sky? Aerial resistance and the state/corporate no-fly zone1
Suburban class habitus: applying Pierre Bourdieu’s visual sociology to the city1
Gender violence through the eyes of the Bajan youth: using Photovoice methods in small island states1
Does she still recognise you?1
Response to ‘Visual studies now’1
Miao traditional patterns: the origins and design transformation1
Counter narrative of President Buhari’s narrative on Nigerian youths with visual images and texts on Facebook1
Reframing the homescape: documenting domesticity during photography’s COVID turn1
Jewish identity in American art: A golden age since the 1970s1
Visual culture studies: twenty years later1
An international football match experienced from within a 'working quarantine' – a photographic journey1
Collaboratively videoing mobile activities1
Warao queen: challenging beauty in Venezuela – the Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize for Visual Sociology 20201
COVID diaries: quotidian snapshots of life during the pandemic1
Photographer–camera–place relations: reflections on postphenomenology and landscape photography practice1
Interfaith photovoice: an example of Muslim-Christian engagement in Canada1
Facilitating Black identity and advocacy: creating cellphilms for reflecting on issues affecting Black students1
Smells: A cultural history of odours in early modern times1
Portfolio implementation for self-reflection and professional growth of students in the arts1
Short videos as affective contagion: (Un)locked WeChat chatlogs on viral videos1