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Nicholas Mirzoeff

Nicholas Mirzoeff is Professor of Media, Culture and Communications at New York University and a leading theorist in contemporary visual culture. He has written some of the most significant books in the field, among them An Introduction to Visual Culture (published in Spanish as Una introducción a la cultura visual, Paidós, 2003); Silent Poetry. Deafness, Sign Language and Visual culture in Modern France (1995); The Visual Culture Reader (1998-2002); Watching Babylon: The War in Iraq and Global Visual Culture (2005); and The Right to Look. A Counterhistory of Visuality (2011). Recently he has been working on the visual culture of climate change.

Update: 19 November 2012


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