Welcome

Journal of Visual Culture is a site for astute, informative, and dynamic thought on the histories and theories of vision, the visual, and visuality.

It publishes challenging and provocative work from a range of methodological positions, on various historical moments, and across a range of diverse geographical locations, promoting research, scholarship, and engagement with visual cultures.

It is essential reading for academics, researchers, and students engaged with the visual within the fields and disciplines of:

film, media and television studies · art, design, fashion and architecture history · visual studies culture · cultural studies and critical theory · gender studies and queer studies · ethnic studies and critical race studies · philosophy and aesthetics · photography, new media and electronic imaging · critical sociology · geography/urban studies · comparative literature and romance languages · the history and philosophy of science, technology and medicine

Published three times a year by Sage, Journal of Visual Culture is an international refereed journal, indexed by the Institution for Scientific Information (ISI) and awarded an ‘A’ by the European Science Foundation’s European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Australian Research Council.

The Editors are part of the Network for Editors of Interdisciplinary Journals, and also work on the Visual Culture Studies in Europe project.