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Simon Faulkner

Senior Lecturer in Art History Manchester Metropolitan University


Dr Simon Faulkner is a lecturer in art history and visual culture at Manchester Metropolitan University. His research is concerned with the political uses and meanings of images, with a particular focus on activism and protest movements. Much of his research since 2007 has addressed relationships between Israeli, Palestinian, and international visual practices and the Israeli occupation. He is also the co-director of the Visual Social Media Lab (located at Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University) and has a strong interest in the development of methods relevant to the analysis of images circulated on social media.