The International Community of Visual Culture aims to raise questions about the information, meanings and degrees of affectivity between sender and viewer of visual images. The community interacts through an in-person conference held annually in different parts of the world, as well as through a collection of indexed and arbitrated journals, and a collection of books of academic reflection.
The members of this knowledge community include researchers, theorists, professionals and professors from different fields such as architecture, art, cognitive science, education, telecommunications, computer science, cultural studies, design, education, film studies, history, linguistics, management, marketing, media, museology, philosophy, semiotics, psychology and religious studies, amongst others.
The International Conference on Visual Culture has become a forum for dialogue about the relevance of the image – especially in contemporary societies – and its relationship with the viewer. The conference includes prominent speakers and some of the most prestigious thinkers in the world, as well as presentations, workshops and seminars given by professors, researchers and professionals from both the public and private sectors. The official languages are English, Spanish, and Portuguese.