TALKS

2019

Il fotospazio. Ecofenomenologia del gesto fotografico nello spazio urbano
IX Congresso AISU
La città globale. La condizione urbana come fenomeno pervasivo
Bologna | 11-14 settembre 2019

Diving into the Image. An eco-aesthetic approach to underwater virtual reality
The NECS 2019 Conference
Structures and Voices: Storytelling in Post-Digital Times
Uniwersytet Gdański
Gdańsk | 13-15 June 2019

SEEM_IT: Subjective Experience and Estimation of Moving-Image Time
(with Ruggero Eugeni and Federica Cavaletti)
The SCSMI 2019 Conference
Universität Hamburg
Hamburg | 12-15 June 2019

I media e la moda: affinità elettive
Moda Movie 2019
Cosenza | 11 June 2019

Azione! Esperimenti sulla percezione soggettiva del tempo nell’esperienza audiovisiva
Immagine e società/Immagine e temporalità
Presentazione della rivista XY – Critical review of studies on the representation of architecture and use of the image in science and art
Palazzo Gravina, Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”
Napoli | 24 May 2019

“Hey Siri, play me something I’d like!”. Eco-phenomenology of fashion in Spike Jonze’s commercials
ZoneModa Conference 2019
Be cool! Aesthetic Imperatives and Social Practices
Università di Bologna
Rimini | 16-18 May 2019

Di cosa parliamo quando parliamo di selfie
Sottodiciotto Film Festival
Wikicampus “Me, Myselfie and I”
Circolo dei lettori
Torino | 19 March 2019

Fashion is the medium. Un approccio ecofenomenologico ai fashion media studies
International conference SISCC/CUC
Screen cultures. Cinque parole chiave per la ricerca del XXI secolo
Sapienza Università di Roma
Roma | 22 February 2019

2018

VR in depth. Underwater Virtual Reality
XXIV International Film Studies Conference
From Spectacle to Entertainment. Cinema, Media and Modes of Engagement from Modernity to the Present
Università degli Studi Roma Tre
Roma | 22 November 2018

Il fotospazio sociale. Ecofenomenologia della fotografia digitale
Convegno SISF – Società Italiana per lo Studio della Fotografia
La fotografia social. Teorie, pratiche, estetiche ed esperienze dell’immagine digitale
Università degli Studi della Tuscia
Viterbo | 21 September 2018

Tactics of Temporal Engagement in the Audiovisual Experience. A Neurofilmologial Approach
(with Ruggero Eugeni and Federica Cavaletti)
The NECS 2018 Conference
Media Tactics and Engagement
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Amsterdam | 28 June 2018

Immersive Entertainment. Cinema and Virtual Reality
MediaMutations 10
The “-tainment” Effect. Cultures and Logics of Entertainment Across Audiovisual and Digital Media
Università di Bologna
Bologna | 21 May 2018

Archeologia e futurologia del selfie
Giornata di studi
La fototessera. L’automatismo fotografico prima del selfie
Auditorium dell’Ara Pacis
Roma | 17 May 2018

Fashion is the medium
Curare la moda. L’immaginario, le esposizioni, marca
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Milano | 1 March 2018

Gli inganni dell’empatia. Giornalismo immersivo e disinformazione
Convegno di studi
La cultura visuale del XXI secolo: cinema, teatro e new media
“La cultura del falso: dalle illusioni delle rappresentazioni alla post-verità delle immagini tecniche”

Università degli Studi di Enna “Kore”
Enna | 27 February 2018

2017

Cinema senza schermo. Realtà Virtuale e immersività dello spettatore a partire da Carne y Arena di Alejandro Iñárritu
Convegno Compalit 2017
Schermi. Rappresentazioni, immagini, transmedialità
Università degli Studi di Verona
Verona | 19 December 2017

Virtually Present, Physically Invisible. Cinema e realtà (virtuale)
Giornata di studi
La Realtà Virtuale. Dispositivi, estetiche, immagini
IUSVE – Istituto Universitario Salesiano di Venezia e Verona
Verona | 16 December 2017

When Time Flies. Measuring Time Estimation
Worlding the Brain 2017 Symposium
(Panel “Time perception in the audiovisual experience” with Ruggero Eugeni and Federica Cavaletti)
Affect, Care, Engagement
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Amsterdam | 2-4 November 2017

Che tempo che fa. Media audiovisivi ed esperienza del tempo
Conference CODISCO X – PRIN 2015 “Perception, Performativity and Cognitive Sciences”
Dimensioni della performatività nelle Scienze Cognitive / Performative Dimensions in Cognitive Science. International
Università degli Studi di Messina
Noto | 27-30 September 2017

The Perfection Series. Informercial Demonstrations as Entertaining Programs
23rd SERCIA Conference
“That’s Entertainment!”. Spectacle, Amusement, Audience and the Culture of Recreation in the Audiovisual Contexts of English-speaking countries
Università di Bologna
Bologna | 7-9 September 2017

Panel “Film Theory and Neuroscience” (co-organized with Ruggero Eugeni)
The NECS 2017 Conference
Sensibility and the Senses: Media, Bodies, Practice
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3
Paris | 29 June-1 July 2017

What time is in? Subjective Perception of Time in the Audiovisual Experience (with Ruggero Eugeni)
The Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image (SCSMI) 2017 conference
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Helsinki | June 11-14, 2017

L’empatia è un complotto degli psicologi. La partecipazione dello spettatore cinematografico nei non luoghi del corpo
Filosofie del cinema 2017: Geofilosofie del cinema
Casa della Cultura
Milano | February 23, 2017

2016

Montare il tempo. Estetiche della temporalità fra esperienza audiovisiva e vita quotidiana
La vita dentro lo schermo. Il cinema tra tempo e vivente
Centro Studi Cinematografici, Scuola di Cinema Sentieri Selvaggi
Rome | December 15, 2016

In Search of Lost Time. A Neurofilmological Approach to Time Perception in the Audiovisual Experience 
(with Ruggero Eugeni)
Contemporary Film and Media Aesthetics. Culture, Nature, and Technology in the 21st Century
Università degli Studi Roma Tre
Rome | November 24-25, 2016

Connecting (and dis-connecting) Events. A neurofilmological approach to serial narratives 
(with Ruggero Eugeni)
The NECS 2016 Conference
in/between: cultures of connectivity
ZeM – Brandenburgisches Zentrum für Medienwissenschaften
Postdam | July 29, 2016

The Boundaries of Never-ending. Events Cognition and Complex TV Series Narratives 
(with Ruggero Eugeni)
Media Mutations 8
A Cognitive Approach to TV Series
Università di Bologna
Bologna | May 25-26, 2016

2015

Forget it! Politics of disarchiving
The NECS 2015 Conference
Archives of/for the Future
University of Łódź
Łódź | June 18-20, 2015

2014

L’arto fotografico. Incorporazione ed estensione nella tecnica e nell’estetica del selfie
Convegno internazionale
Fotografia e culture visuali del XXI secolo. La ‘svolta iconica’ e l’Italia
Università degli Studi Roma Tre
Rome | December 4-5, 2014

The photo limb. Embodiment and extension in the technique and aesthetics of the selfie
ECREA 2014 Pre-conference
Art and Photography in Media Environments
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
Lisboa | November 11, 2014

A Neurophenomenological Approach to the Film Experience
IMT Institute for Advanced Studies
Lucca | July 10, 2014

Aesthetic Energy. Notes for a Thermodynamics of the Film Experience
The NECS 2014 Conference
Creative Energies » Creative Industries
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Milan | June 21, 2014

Embodied Dissimulation. Kinaesthetic Empathy in Contemporary Film Experience
“„As-if“ – Figures of imagination, simulation, and transposition in the relation to the self, others, and the arts”
Villa Vigoni
Menaggio | June 3-6, 2014

2013

Un’arte corale. Il neorealismo e le politiche culturali dei cattolici in Italia 
(con Ruggero Eugeni)
Convegno internazionale
Parma 1952-2013. 60 anni di Neorealismo
Università degli Studi di Parma
Parma | December 5, 2013

Forme d’esperienza nel cinema contemporaneo
VII Convegno Nazionale CoDiSco – Associazione Dottorati di Ricerca in Scienze Cognitive
Le scienze cognitive in Italia. Bilanci e prospettive”
Università degli Studi di Messina, Noto
November 28, 2013

Canonical Cinema. Affordance and Embodied Simulation in the Film Experience
Film-Philosophy Conference 2013
Beyond Film
ASCA (Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, Universiteit van Amsterdam) and EYE Film Institute Netherlands
Amsterdam | July 11, 2013

The impact factor. Politics of cinematic (un)representability of violent events
The NECS 2013 Conference
Media Politics ‒ Political Media”
Charles University
Prague | June 21, 2013

L’esperienza filmica fra estetica, psicologia e neuroscienze
Seminario di estetica e storia dell’estetica
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Milan | 15 May, 2013

Aggiungi un posto a tavola. Riti del cibo dei media
(con Fausto Colombo)
Convegno ExpoLab
Convivio. Rappresentazione, senso, esclusione, sostenibilità
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Milan | March 7, 2013

2012

The Gambling Image
Film-Philosophy Conference 2012
King’s College London
London | September 14, 2012

A Cinematic Philematology
17th SERCIA conference
Cinema of Intimacy and/or the Intimacy of Cinema”
Université de Bourgogne
Dijon | September 5, 2012

Produzione audiovisiva e valori alimentari
UCSC ExpoLAB
Workshop “Bisogno, alimentazione, convivio”
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Milan | June 11, 2012

So slow, so close. A Gestalt approach to pace and proximity in the upside-down film experience
The 2012 Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) Annual International Workshop
Extremely Close & Incredibly Slow
Universiteit van Amsterdam
Amsterdam | March 30, 2012

Sonoluminescent Art. Transmutation of Sound into Light and Immersive Spectatorship
X MAGIS – International Film Studies Spring School
Cinema & Contemporary Visual Arts
Università degli Studi di Udine
Gorizia | March 25, 2012

2011

“Rodolfo” Arnheim. Technological innovations in Rudolf Arnheim’s Italian writings on cinema
Second International Colloquium of the Permanent Seminar on the History of Film Theory
The Impact of Technological Innovations on the Theory and Historiography of Cinema
Université de Montréal/Concordia University
Montréal | November 4, 2011

Downside-up Cinema. Disembodiment and Re-embodiment in the Narrative Film Experience
The 2011 CSGSA Conference
Mind, Body, Cinema
San Francisco State University
San Francisco | October 19, 2011

Upside-Down Cinema: Strategies of Dissimulation of the Film-Body
Film-Philosophy Conference
Liverpool John Moores University
Liverpool | July 7, 2011

Stream Flux Flow. Concentric relocation of the film experience
Networking Images. Approches Interdisciplinaires de la notion de réseaux
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3
Paris | March 17, 2011

2010

The video (art) of kissing. Notes for a philematology of moving image
Summer school
Cinéma & Art contemporain 3
Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3
Paris | July 9, 2010

Embodied Empathy. Gravity as a filmic involvement strategy
The 20th International Screen Studies Conference
Screen performance
University of Glasgow
Glasgow | July 3, 2010

Before the lips touch. Phenomenology of the filmic kiss
A Cinema Studies Group interdisciplinary graduate conference
Cinematic Desire
City University of New York
New York City | March 5, 2010

2009

Edith Stein to the Movies. Empathy as Film Theory
2nd Philosophy and Film / Film and Philosophy Conference
The University of Dundee
Dundee | July 16-18, 2009

Cinempatia. Simulazione e rispecchiamento nell’esperienza psicofisica del film
III Convegno Nazionale CoDiSco – Associazione Dottorati di Ricerca in Scienze Cognitive
I linguaggi delle scienze cognitive
Università degli Studi di Messina
Noto | June 9, 2009

Screen Neurons. Cinema, corporeality, empathy
Giornata di studi con lezione-dimostrazione e workshop
Danza, Neuroscienze, Transmedialità
Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
Reggio Emilia | May 25, 2009

Edith Stein to the Movies. Empathies in Film Theory
XVI Udine Film Forum
Dall’inizio, alla fine / In the very beginning and at the very end
Università degli Studi di Udine
Udine | March 25, 2009

Film in Depth. Drowning Bodies in Contemporary Cinema
International Film Studies Conference
Emergent Encounters in Film Theory. Intersections Between Psychoanalysis and Philosophy
King’s College London
London | March 21, 2009

2008

On Icarus’ Wings. The fall of human bodies in cinema as an empathetic representational figure
Philosophy and Film / Film and Philosophy: An Interdisciplinary Conference
University of West England
Bristol | July 4-6, 2008

The Second Life of Cinema. Perceptual and Cognitive Patterns of Virtual Cinematic Experience
VI MAGIS – Gradisca International Film Studies Spring School
Università degli Studi di Udine
Gradisca | March 8, 2008

2007

The day I met Rudi
Memorial Service for Rudolf Arnheim
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor | September 30, 2007