VISUAL REVIEW. International Visual Culture Review 2021-06-15T10:42:44+02:00 Equipo editorial Open Journal Systems <p><em>VISUAL REVIEW. International Visual Culture Review </em>asks questions about the nature of the image and about the imaging functions. This interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary magazine brings together the perspectives of researchers, theorists, professionals and teachers from different fields, such as architecture, art, cognitive science, telecommunications, computing, cultural studies, design, education , film studies, history, linguistics, management, marketing, commercialization and distribution, the media, museography, philosophy, semiotics, photography, psychology, religious studies, etc.</p> <p><em>VISUAL REVIEW. International Visual Culture Review </em>is peer-reviewed. It has qualitative content review processes that guarantee the publication of works of the highest scientific quality. The arbitration system uses external evaluators to this editorial. Only original texts written in Spanish, Portuguese or English are accepted for publication.</p> <p>Editorial decisions are not affected by the origin of the manuscript, including the authors' nationality, ethnicity, political beliefs, race or religion. Decisions to edit or publish are not determined by government or other agency policies, that is, by policies other than those of the magazine itself.</p> Conflicts of Beliefs and Conflicts of Desires in the Technological Age. Historical Future and Social Disconsiderations Through the Case Study of Years And Years Series 2021-06-01T17:06:06+02:00 Delia Manzanero Marc Pallarès Piquer Juan Diego Hernández Albarracín José Vicente Villalobos Antúnez <p>This paper elaborates a reflection on the power of audiovisual production in the interpretations of the political, social and existential crises of our present time.&nbsp; For this, a hermeneutical work is done on the British television miniseries Years and Years created and written by Russel T. Davies for BBC and HBO, concentrating on the narrative breadth it contains to critically think about phenomena such as the end of history, the&nbsp; post-politics and transhumanism, thus hovering over the complexity of the technological age.&nbsp; A work that integrates the analytics of a dystopian future that extends in its fictional virtuality beyond entertainment on the unthinkable and closer to a reality to come.</p> 2021-05-05T00:00:00+02:00 Copyright (c) Luxury fashion brands and the female body 2021-06-01T17:06:41+02:00 Inmaculada Sánchez-Labella Martín <p>This work focuses on analyzing whether luxury fashion brands, considered to Forbes magazine 2018, contribute with social responsibility for the sake of female inclusion. For this, we have been taken as a sample the profiles of the most influential Instagrammers of size XL at the international level in 2019, published by the magazine Trendencias (2019). Applying a qualitative-descriptive methodology, it has been shown that luxury fashion brands that are advertised on Instagram induce the consolidation of a social system in which perfect bodies prevail, according to the traditional canon of beauty</p> 2021-05-31T00:00:00+02:00 Copyright (c) 2021 VISUAL REVIEW. International Visual Culture Review Caso de estudio sobre el nuevo tipo de consumidor cinematográfico: el fenómeno binge-watching 2021-06-15T10:42:44+02:00 Antonio Matei <p>La brusca irrupción de Internet en el mercado audiovisual ha transformado completamente las tendencias y hábitos de consumo cinematográfico. Dentro de este nuevo ecosistema audiovisual, la mayor parte del consumo se realiza de manera online, y es en las generaciones más jóvenes, objeto del presente estudio, en quienes este hábito se da de una manera más evidente. El deseo de poder consumir el contenido audiovisual dónde, cuándo y cómo se quiera, ha venido marcando la evolución de este sector en las últimas dos décadas. Con la aparición de las grandes distribuidoras de video bajo demanda, se ha facilitado el consumo compulsivo de series y películas, fenómeno conocido como binge-watching.</p> 2021-06-01T00:00:00+02:00 Copyright (c) 2021 VISUAL REVIEW. International Visual Culture Review