In this section you can download excerpts from my books, essays and papers related to my activities.

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Estetica ed ecologia dei media

Excerpt from Mediabilia, Fausto Lupetti Editore, Bologna 2012, pp. 11-29.

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Marshall McLuhan and the Aesthetics of Media

The case this essay intends to consider is that of aesthetics, and its reinstatement, according to McLuhan’s sophisticated interpretation, into the media realm. In Yoni Van Den Eede, Joke Bauwens, Joke Beyl, Marc Van den Bossche, and Karl Verstrynge, editors (2012). Proceedings of ‘McLuhan’s Philosophy of Media’ – Centennial Conference / Contact Forum, 26-28 October 2011, Brussels: Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts.

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Video Ergo Sum. Video as Symbolic Form

By explicitly hinting in my title at Erwin Panofsky’s essay “Perspective as symbolic form” (1991 [1927]), I try to understand in this article if it is possible to develop a discourse on the situation of contemporary visual culture that echoes the one proposed by the German art historian.
Excerpt from The Scientific Imaginary in Visual Culture, Anneke Smelik (ed.)

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Requiem per il simulacro

Excerpt from Mediabilia, Fausto Lupetti Editore, Bologna 2012, pp. 85-97.

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Videomorfosi. Il video come forma simbolica

Excerpt from Arte, estetica e nuovi media, Fausto Lupetti Editore, Bologna 2009, pp. 162-180.

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Tra analogico e digitale

Excerpt from Arte, estetica e nuovi media, Fausto Lupetti Editore, Bologna 2009, pp. 107-126.

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Una rivoluzione differente

Excerpt from Arte, estetica e nuovi media, Fausto Lupetti Editore, Bologna 2009, pp. 9-32.

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