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Visual Literacy: A Critical Library

A Reading List for long nights at the Library…

“Visual Literacy: A Critical Library” is a selection of books, curated by Rica Cerbarano, that comprises works that have marked the history of photographic criticism and contemporary publications that have examined the current role of images. Its aim is to provide a comprehensive bibliography to approach the language of photography with consciousness and critical sense.

Each of these books should represent a milestone for artists, curators, editors, and any person working with images, but our aim is that they reach everyone, as we strongly believe that visual literacy can enable individuals to consciously participate in contemporary culture and society.

The books featured in the list are:

NOTE: Visual Literacy: A Critical Library was on show at BASE Milano as part of PhotoVogue Festival 2022.