Visual Analysis of social movements

The latest issue of „Research in Social Movements, Conflict and Change“ deals with the visual analysis of social movements.

Together with Priska Daphi and Anja Lê I wrote a piece about „Images of Surveillance: The Contested and Embedded Visual Language of Anti-Surveillance Protests“.

Abstract: This chapter provides an analysis of images produced and employed in protests against surveillance in Germany in 2008 and 2009. For this purpose, a method of visual analysis is developed that draws mainly on semiotics and art history. Following this method, the contribution examines a selection of images (pictures and graphic design) Weiterlesen