Uschi Klein – Photographer, researcher, writer


​Klein, U. 'Photographic perspectives of people with autism: narrating their experience of sensory overload and wellbeing', paper presentation at MeCCSA 2020, University of Brighton, UK, 8 – 10 January 2020.

Klein, U. ‘What does a photograph really tell us? The photography of young male adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder’, paper presentation at VANDA: Vienna Anthropology Days 2018, University of Vienna, Austria, 19 – 22 September 2018.

Klein, U. ‘The agent in the image-making process: the photographic practices of young male adults with ASD’; paper presentation at Photography and Academic Research conference, Birkbeck College, London, UK, 6 – 8 September 2018.

Klein, U. ‘What is a photograph really ‘of’? The photographic images of young male adults with ASD’; paper presented at 4th Photomedia conference, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland, 26 – 28 March 2018.

Klein, U. ‘Seeing the world through photography: young male adults with ASD depict their ephemeral moments’; paper presented at 4th International Conference of Photography and Theory, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2 – 4 December 2016.

Klein, U. ‘Photography and the vision of young people on the autism spectrum’; paper delivered at 3rd Photomedia conference, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland, 30 March – 1 April 2016.

Klein, U. ‘Young people on the autism spectrum and their photography’; paper presented at 4th International Visual Methods Conference, University of Brighton, UK, 16 – 18 September 2015.

Klein, U. ‘Photography and the visual particularities of young people with ASD’, paper presented at MeCCSA PGR conference, Coventry University, UK, 
1 – 3 July 2015.


Klein, U. (forthcoming) ‘The camera as a device for sociality: photography and young male adults with ASD’ in Hall, A. (ed.) Beyond Representation: The Camera as Actor, Bloomsbury Academic.

Klein, U. (forthcoming) ‘Seeing and communicating: photography and young male adults with ASD’, Journal of Visual Communication.

Klein, U. (2016) ‘Sharing Selfies’, in Waskul, D. and Vannini, P. (eds.) Popular Culture as Everyday Life, London and New York: Routledge.

Klein, U. (2016) ‘Photography and the Visual Particularities of Young People on the Autism Spectrum’, Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network 9(1), open access:


  1. Klein, U. (2020) How Art Can Be Thought: A Handbook for Change, Visual Studies, DOI: 10.1080/1472586X.2020.1715079 
  2. Klein, U. (2019) Photography Reframed: New Visions in Contemporary Photographic Culture, Visual Studies, DOI: 10.1080/1472586X.2019.1655275 
  3. Klein, K. (2019) Between Matter and Method: Encounters in Anthropology and Art, Visual Studies, DOI: 10.1080/1472586X.2019.1672957 
  4. Klein, U. (2019) The Making of Visual News: The History of Photography in the Press, Bloomsbury Academic, London, 2018, History of Photography 42(4): 405-406.
  5. Klein (2015) Reframing Visual Social Science: Towards a More Visual Sociology and Anthropology by Luc Pauwels. Cambridge UP, Visual Methodologies (3)1: IV–VI.