Rick Poynor

Rick Poynor is an acclaimed critic and writer on design and visual culture. He writes a weekly column about photography at

28 Millimetres: Women Are Heroes by JR, Kenya, 2009. From Visual Impact (Phaidon, 2015)

Visual Impact – Creative Dissent in the 21st Century

From the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street, visual protest continues to be a vital part of any social movement. New book Visual Impact examines how 21st-century dissent still lives in the streets but now thrives on social media. Reviewed by Rick Poynor