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. (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.