Understanding Visual Culture. Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Understanding Visual Culture. Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Bologna :: Scuola Superiore di Studi Umanistici :: 21 aprile 2016

21 April 2016
Welcome & introduction: Patrizia Violi (Director SSSUB); Marco Solaroli (University of Bologna)

W.J.T. Mitchell (University of Chicago)
Method, Madness, Montage: Aby Warburg to A Beautiful Mind

16.15/ 18.15
A tool-kit for visual culture: Confronting disciplines, theories, and methods
Andrea Mubi Brighenti (University of Trento), The visible: Element of the social
Angela Mengoni (University of Venice - Iuav), On the logic of the sensible: Bildkritik and visual semiotics Luca Acquarelli (University of Lille 3, Gériico lab), Reframing the presence of images
Marco Solaroli (University of Bologna), What do icons want?

Chair & discussant: Cristina Demaria (University of Bologna)

22 April 2016 

Robert Hariman (Northwestern University)
Photography: The Abundant Art

11.30/ 12.45
Photography of/in crisis: Migration, terrorism, and violence
Farida Vis (University of Sheffield, Visual Social Media lab), The iconic image on social media:
The death of Aylan Kurdi
Daniele Salerno (University of Bologna), Visualizing crowds: Terror, security, politics

Chair & discussant: Isabella Pezzini (University of Rome - Sapienza)

Gillian Rose (Open University)
Seeing the City in Digital Times: Going with the Flow

16.00/ 17.15   
Visual-material culture and urban scapes
Dominik Bartmanski (Technical University Berlin), The cultural icon: Material culture and cityscape
Francesco Mazzucchelli (University of Bologna), How to (un)build an urban memoryscape: The visuality of material memory
Chair & discussant: Federica Timeto (Academy of Fine Arts, Palermo)

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