Visual Research Center for Education, Art & Social Change

About The Center

The VISUAL RESEARCH CENTER for Education, Art & Social Change is an innovative institution created to showcase Teachers College commitment to education, art, visual culture, visual methods and media studies. Our goal is to foster high-quality collaborative, interdisciplinary qualitative visual research among departments, faculty and students.

We Aim To:

  • Promote the incorporation of visual modes of research across disciplines
  • Provide essential research methods courses and workshops for TC students as well as for students and academics from other universities and organizations
  • Create a local and global intellectual hub for students, researchers and practitioners interested in different modes of visual research 
  • Exhibit visual research outcomes 
  • Enhance visual research  for social justice, social change, and education


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Visual Research for Social Change 2020 Conference

Call for Abstracts: Ethics in Visual Research

The Visual Research Center and the Media and Social Change Lab (MASCLab) are calling for abstracts to be submitted for their annual Visual Research for Social Change Conference taking place on April 23, 2020. If you or your group is looking to perform or present any work please submit an abstract of maximum 300 words and 1-3 visual artifacts (images, videos, links to online resources, etc.) as attachments and/or links to


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Visual Research for Social Change Annual Conference

Happy Lunch

The Visual Research Center and MASCLab (Media and Social Change Lab) are pleased to present Happy Lunch. This event provides a welcoming supportive space for students and faculty to discuss and exchange new and innovative visual design research. 


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2019 TC Art exhibition: Artistic ways of knowing


Bodies in Thirdspace



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