Past events

Being on the Border
History and Theory of Cut in Humanities and Social Sciences

26-29 November, 2019 - Lucca, Italy

(https://lynxwinterschool.imtlucca.it)


Keynote Speakers

  • The Photographic Cut and Cutting Practices in a Photo Archive, Costanza Caraffa (Head of the Photo Library, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Italy)


  • The Functioning of the Notion of Cut: Some Examples from Classical Antiquity, Maria Luisa Catoni (Director of the Research Unit LYNX Center for the Interdisciplinary Analysis of Image, Professor at IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca)


  • Cut, Splice, Montage. Materiality and Meaning, Barbara Flueckiger (PI ERC Advanced Grant “FilmColors. An Interdisciplinary Approach”, Professor at Department of Film Studies, University of Zurich)

Workshops

  • From Expanded to Cyber: de-framing and re-framing practices for archaeological reconstructions and cinematographic screens

Dr. Rossella Catanese and Dr. Riccardo Olivito


  • Voyage en Italie: Photography and Cultural Heritage in Italy

Dr. Linda Bertelli and Agnese Ghezzi


Panels

Case-study based contributions addressing any of the following areas or interrelation among them:

  • The history of the use of cut in different artistic practices (from drawing to engravings, from photography to cinema)

  • The history and theory of the frame

  • The history and the theory of the processes of institutionalisation in cultural heritage

  • The different meanings of centre and margins in cultural heritage


Thursday, November 28

Ruskin 200, “Unto this Last”. Memories on John Ruskin

Argomentare per immagini: l’attualità di John Ruskin

(in partnership with University of Florence, Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, University of Verona, The Ruskin - Library, Museum and Research Centre, University of Lancaster, and SIRA - Società Italiana per il Restauro dell’Architettura)