Gunther Kress, University of London, UK Gunther Kress, University of London, UK

Gunther Kress, University of London, UK

Gunther Kress is Professor of Semiotics and Education at the Institute of Education, University of London. His interests are in meaning-making and communication in contemporary environments; with an interest in developing a social semiotic theory of multimodal communication.

Some relevant books are Social Semiotics  (1988, with R Hodge); Before Writing: rethinking the paths to literacy (1996); Reading Images: the grammar of graphic design (1996/2006); Multimodal Discourse: the modes and media of contemporary communication (2002) both with T van Leeuwen; Multimodal learning and teaching: the rhetorics of the science classroom (2001); Literacy in the new media age (2003); Multimodality: a social semiotic approach to contemporary communication (2010).