Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 July 2017

504 Pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780190265717

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Practices of Looking

An Introduction to Visual Culture

Third Edition

Marita Sturken and Lisa Cartwright


New to this Edition:

  • Updated discussions of mobile looking, camera tactics, and meaning-making through examples including body cameras, drones, social media activism, and citizen journalism
  • Updated content about digital media art practice and video game cultures
  • An enhanced focus on visual practice, emphasizing the strategies used to introduce previously marginalized work
  • Updated critical coverage of media infrastructures, brand culture, social media marketing, humanitarian campaigns, environmental issues, and the sharing economy
  • Expanded discussions of design, architecture, and visual activity in the built environment

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