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Teoria del Writing
di Alessandro Ferri a.k.a. Dado

Laboratorio di etnografia urbana 2013

@ Dipartimento di Sociologia, Università di Trento

A cura di Andrea Mubi Brighenti

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Anche quest’anno il Laboratorio di etnografia urbana propone quattro seminari condotti da giovani ricercatori e praticanti urbani: quattro inviti ad esplorare a tutto tondo le innumerevoli declinazione dell’urbano contemporaneo. La serie si apre il 7 maggio, sarà con un ospite . . . → Read More: Laboratorio di etnografia urbana 2013

Visibility and Urban Life Seminar

pdf version

L’arte di vedere

A week-end workshop with Klavdij Sluban, Silvia Mattei and Andrea Mubi Brighenti.

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articolo quotidiano il Trentino

Bologna al muro

10 settembre 2011 – vicolo de’ Facchini, Bologna

Una giornata di interventi artistici e musicali ispirati alle scritte dell‘archivio + una tavola rotonda con studiosi di varie discipline per iniziare una riflessione sulla pratica della scrittura murale e tentare di rispondere ad alcune domande:

le centinaia di frasi che quotidianamente ci interpellano dai muri dicono . . . → Read More: Bologna al muro

Hegemony and the Image

20. – 22. May 2011

Institut für Philosophie Department of Philosophy Klagenfurt University

Coordinated by Dr. Anna Schober

info and programme: http://profs.lettere.univr.it/schober/hegemonyimage.html

Programme in pdf

Visible Numbers: Essays on the History of Statistical Graphics

Call for Proposals

This volume will offer readers essays that represent the next generation of thinking about the development of statistical graphics. Now that we have reclaimed overlooked graphic practitioners such as William Playfair, Charles Minard, Florence Nightingale, and John Snow, we wish to dig deeper, analyzing what the development of statistical graphics means in . . . → Read More: Visible Numbers: Essays on the History of Statistical Graphics

Serena Osti – There’s A Crisis!

There’s A Crisis!

On a September day, after having spent some days of complete isolation at the seaside, I came back to my ordinary student life and I was sunddenly acknowledged that the world had changed. It was Autumn 2008 and the financial international crisis had its breakthrough. Since I’m always keen on . . . → Read More: Serena Osti – There’s A Crisis!

Visibility in Social Theory and Social Research

A new book by Andrea Mubi Brighenti has just been published by Palgrave Macmillan.

Visibility in Social Theory and Social Research

What is social visibility? How does it affect people and public issues? How are visibility regimes created, organised and contested? Tackling both social theory and social research, this book provides an exploration into . . . → Read More: Visibility in Social Theory and Social Research

Surveillance, Performance and New Media Art

Surveillance and Society new issue: Vol 7, No 2 (2010)

The relationship between the visual arts and surveillance has been explored through large scale exhibitions (CTRL:Space, ZKM), and texts such as Loving Big Brother (McGrath, 2004) have introduced questions of performance and performativity into the surveillance debate. However, as the technological possibilities available to . . . → Read More: Surveillance, Performance and New Media Art

Hegemony and the Image

20. – 21. May 2011

The conference investigates the way political hegemony emerges via visual culture. It assumes that in an age of a disruption of handed-down traditions of conceptualising the world, of “globalisation” and of a wide dissemination of media such as film, TV, video and the internet such a contingent “chaining” of images, . . . → Read More: Hegemony and the Image

12-13 Maggio, tre incontri all’Università di Bergamo: Herzfeld, Faeta, Grasseni

Michael Herzfeld, 12 Maggio: "Sfrattati dalla Storia, Ristrutturazione Urbana e Violenza Strutturale da Roma a Bangkok"

Francesco Faeta, 13 Maggio: "Immagini nell'isola dei Sardi – Costruzioni nazionali e rappresentazioni dell'alterità"

Cristina Grasseni, 13 maggio: "Luoghi Comuni – Antropologia dei luoghi e pratiche della visione"

. . . → Read More: 12-13 Maggio, tre incontri all’Università di Bergamo: Herzfeld, Faeta, Grasseni

Daniele Pennati – Faccia a Faccia

Faccia a Faccia. Viaggio attraverso i contrasti urbani

Il lavoro d’indagine esposto si propone come un percorso attraverso i differenti luoghi che compongono la città di Milano. Un percorso attraverso i contrasti e le contraddizioni che costruiscono la città stessa. Un viaggio da periferia a periferia, da nord-ovest a sud-est percorrendo un territorio . . . → Read More: Daniele Pennati – Faccia a Faccia

Abandon Normal Devices Festival

Abandon Normal Devices (AND) is a British new media and new cinema festival. From 15 March – 10 April 2010 AND abandons the city and heads for the hills to visit a series of remote and rural locations in Cumbria, Lancashire and online presented by folly. In October 2010 AND will take place in . . . → Read More: Abandon Normal Devices Festival

The coming Cloud

The Cloud is one among the most interesting project for a ‘monument 2.0’. As described by its creators,

The Cloud proposes a new form of monument – a new form of collective expression and experience, and an updated symbol of our dawning age. It proposes an entirely new form of observation deck, high above . . . → Read More: The coming Cloud

New Visual Technologies – Shifting Boundaries, Shared Moments

Please have a look at this call for contributions to a special issue of Visual Studies edited by Connor Graham, Eric Laurier, Vincent O’Brien, and Mark Rouncefield. The issue aims to collect wide-ranging contrbutions on New Visual Technologies.

Deadline: 15th February 2010

Download the call

Editoria scientifica open access e opportunità per i giovani ricercatori

Il 26 novembre 2009, ore 18:00 presso la Facolta di Sociologia, via Verdi 26 – 38122 Trento, sala riunioni al secondo piano, si terrà il seminario:

Editoria scientifica open access e opportunità per i giovani ricercatori

Presiede:

* Prof. Giolo Fele (Dip. Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale)

Intervengono:

* Prof. Roberto Caso (Dip. Scienze Giuridiche)

. . . → Read More: Editoria scientifica open access e opportunità per i giovani ricercatori

Spaces of Design

The two recent documentaries by Gary Hustwit, Helvetica and Objectified, provide us with an extremely rich exploration of the worlds of contemporary design. Through interviews and encounters with some of the most important graphic and industrial designers who are around today, Mr Hustwit tells the story of an ubiquous yet often invisible presence in . . . → Read More: Spaces of Design

On Walls

‘ON WALLS’ WORKING GROUP

It is a small, independent and free research group on walls and practices related to walls (planners, administrators, investors, muralists, graffiti writers, street artists, designers, advertisers…) in the context of contemporary urban environments.

The rationale of the group is to circulate articles and relevant information, exchange views and research experiences, . . . → Read More: On Walls

The wall and the city / Il muro e la città / Le mur et la ville

The wall and the city / Il muro e la città / Le mur et la ville

edited by / a cura di / coordonné par // Andrea Mubi Brighenti

ISBN 978-88-904295-0-7, pp. 155 – € 20

Download the pdf version (3.15 MB) . . . → Read More: The wall and the city / Il muro e la città / Le mur et la ville