Visual Communication provides an international forum for the growing body of work in numerous interrelated disciplines. Its broad coverage includes: a) still and moving images; b) graphic design and typography; visual phenomena such as fashion, professional vision, posture and interaction; c) the built and landscaped environment; and d) the role of the visual in relation to language, music, sound and action. The aims of the journal are to:
* critically investigate how the social world is constructed, represented and contested in visual discourse
* examine the use of the visual in a range of sociological, anthropological, historical and scientific research areas
* explore the structures and histories of the languages and technologies of visual communication, and their relation to those of other modes of communication
* describe and contextualize (socially, culturally and historically) the use of these visual languages and technologies in visual and multimodal genres, texts and communicative events
* searche for ways of expanding the resources of visual communication and
their uses Journal issues will include academic papers, visual essays, short reflective papers by practitioners on aspects of their work, reviews – including books, magazines, films, CD-ROMs, websites, exhibitions and artefacts – covering
what’s going on in the field of visual communication.
Visual Communication brings together articles form several disciplines including: anthropology, communication studies, discourse studies and semiotics, media and cultural studies, sociology, disciplines dealing with history, theory and practice of visual design.