A Pelican

How to See the World

Nicholas Mirzoeff

What is visual culture?

How should we explore the huge quantity of visual images available to us today?

How can visual media help us change the world?

Nicholas Mirzoeff is Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. His book Watching Babylon, about the Iraq war as seen on TV and in film, was described by art historian Terry Smith as ‘a tour de force by perhaps the most inventive – certainly the most wide-ranging – practitioner of visual culture analysis in the world today.’

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