‘Because We Are Visual’ introduces the viewer to the contemporary phenomenon of public video diaries. The Internet and its online communities are supposed to connect people and bring them closer together. Yet, surprisingly, it seems that in this virtual world these so-called ‘vloggers’ are confronted more than ever before with their own loneliness. In a poetic universe, shared thoughts, fears, desires and concerns flow together via the webcam. This documentary focuses on the physical experience of isolation with in this virtual space.