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[ecrea] TWG Visual Cultures pre-conference - The future of visual cultures: what we see and what we no longer (or not yet) se

Fri Oct 12 09:50:22 GMT 2018

welcome to an exciting pre-conference and conference events of the TWG Visual Cultures (…/programme/)

To register for the pre-conference, please send by Oct 22 an e-mail to asko.lehmuskallio [at], with the headline:

registration TWG Visual Cultures

On behalf of the organizers, Asko Lehmuskallio.



The future of visual cultures: what we see and what we no longer (or not yet) see.

October 31, Lugano, Switzerland, Chair: Paolo SH Favero, Univ. of Antwerp

9.15 Welcome and Introduction, Paolo Favero

9.30 The viral G-7 photograph: analyzing reactions to visual political communication on Twitter Petra Bernhardt, University of Vienna, Department of Political Science, Vienna, Austria.

10.00 International students: a crisis of representation? A discourse theoretical analysis of diversity representation in swiss higher education institutions Gian-Louis Hernandez, USI Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland.

10.30–11.00 Coffee Break

11.00 Instagram photography as embodied practice: performances and gazes
Cecilia Cassinger, Åsa Thelander, Lund University, Department of Strategic Communication, Helsingborg, Sweden.

11.30 Illuminating Ephemeral Places
Geska Helena Brecevic & Karin Becker

12.00 Photo Agencies as Tech-Companies – from Representation to Artificial Intelligence
Evelyn Runge, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

12.30–13.45 Lunch

Afternoon session:

13.45–14.15 Discussion: Contributions of artistic research to visual studies

Facilitators: Geska Helena Brecevic & Karin Becker

14.15.–15.30 ROUNDTABLE: The Future(s) of visual culture
Catharina Alves Costa, Univ. Nova, Lisboa
Patricia Prieto Blanco, University of Brighton
Paolo SH Favero, Univ. of Antwerp
Gian Hernandez, Università della Svizzera Italiana
Cecilia Cassinger & Åsa Thelander, Lund University
Edgar Gomez Cruz, UNSW
Katharina Lobinger, Università della Svizzera italiana, USI

15.30–16.00 Coffee

16.00–16.45 Conclusions and next steps

18.00 Opening Session of EEC 2018

November 1

Panel on Mobile In/visibilities at ECREA conference

11:00 – 12:30, LICEO 1 Room 8

Dreams of ubiquitous camera use: Attachment suggestions in early Kodak advertisements
Asko Lehmuskallio (Chair), University of Tampere.

Pictures and questions of right and wrong. A trilingual qualitative content analysis of norms in Swiss and German news media coverage about visual communication practices Rebecca Venema, USI – Università della Svizzera italiana, ITC – Institute of Communication technologies, Lugano, Switzerland.

“Moving images” – image types of public mourning after disasters and terror attacks Anke Offerhaus, University of Bremen, Center for Media, Communication and Information Research, Bremen.

Tasting video: Facebook videos as perceptual sensorimotor experiences
Hadar Schlussel, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Communication and Journalism, Jerusalem, Israel.


ECREA TWG Visual Cultures Business Meeting

13:30 – 14:30, LICEO 1 Room 8

Chairs: Asko Lehmuskallio, Edgar Gómez Cruz

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