Category Archives: urban

On Walls – Stubborn and Ambiguous Artefacts…

Talk to Borders, Walls and Boundaries. The Future of European Integration Symposium organised by Paul Blokker & Debora Spini Friday 24 March at Syracuse University in Florence

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Expressive Measures: An Ecology of the Public Domain

Published in Graffiti and Street Art. Reading, Writing and Representing the City. Edited by Konstantinos Avramidis, Myrto Tsilimpounidi. London: Routledge, 2017. https://www.routledge.com/Graffiti-and-Street-Art-Reading-Writing-and-Representing-the-City/Avramidis-Tsilimpounidi/p/book/9781472473332 Paginated pdf version Clean pdf version

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Il valore dello spazio pubblico. Qualche declinazione giuridica, politica ed economica

Una relazione al seminario Giustizia, architettura, diritti. Visioni e pratiche della città contemporanea, Napoli, 29 aprile 2016.

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Visibilità e spazio pubblico – Città di muri e città di schermi

Lezione al Corso di dottorato in Scienze sociali, Università di Padova 5 aprile 2016 – h. 14-17 – Sala Specchi – Via Cesarotti 10/12 – Padova

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Urban Interstices

now on googlebooks: https://books.google.it/books?id=Xw2OCwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&hl=it&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false Also here: http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=FB566BA4DF4C751868F0239B3C06AF87 and here: urban-interstices    

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Graffiti, Street Art and the Divergent Synthesis of Place Valorisation in Contemporary Urbanism

A chapter recently appeared in the Routledge Handbook of Graffiti and Street Art, Edited by J.I. Ross. Also on Googlebooks & here

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Camouflage, or, the Temptation of Relationship

Published in membrana 1/16 – Magazine of Photography Brighenti_2016_camouflage,_or

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The Public and the Common: Some Approximations of Their Contemporary Articulation

Critical Inquiry Vol. 42, No. 2 (Winter 2016), pp. 306-328 http://criticalinquiry.uchicago.edu/current_issue/ http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/684355?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents also here

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Far-casa migrante: soglie del domestico, comune e pubblico

Un intervento a Tracce Urbane, con Paolo Boccagni Sessione 3- Casa e città: pratiche dell’abitare e processi di home-making nella vita quotidiana Venerdì 11 dicembre 2015, Politecnico di Milano

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Il senso del convivere. Lo spazio pubblico nella società contemporanea

Un incontro con Franco Rella, Alberto Winterle e me – 11 novembre 2015 Video : short | long + info

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The Unsettling Visibility of Public Space — Public Lecture

Lecture @ The Summer School in Urban Ethnography. Recording available here.

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A walk in Tallinn

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The ground before the battle (con Cristina Mattiucci)

Now published in Massimiliano Guareschi, Federico Rahola, Forme della città. Sociologia dell’urbanizzazione. Prima del conflitto, i territori danno segni. Sono segni dei desideri e delle paure condivise, forse anche segni di insorgenze latenti, a venire, sedimentati in quelle che viviamo come “esperienze urbane”. Una pagina nota di Furio Jesi racconta come dʼimprovviso si possa rivivere […]

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A nice review of « Urban Interstices »

The review is by Ella Harris (U. of London) and has been recently published in Urban Research & Practice. Here it is.

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Muri e città

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Conflitti urbani

Nucleo monografico di Etnografia e ricerca qualitativa, 2014,  no. 3  a cura di Andrea Mubi Brighenti, Federico Rahola Introduzione. L’etnografia tra le crepe Numero disponibile su http://www.rivisteweb.it/issn/1973-3194/issue/6550

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Notre vie locale… (Vous êtes ici)

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Ancient ways…

Ancient ways… from andrea mubi brighenti on Vimeo.

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A walk in Melbourne

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Tempi e ritmi della citta

Una lezione nel contesto di Pensa trasversale, Percorso di orientamento all’Universita per studenti dell’ultimo anno delle scuole superiori http://events.unitn.it/sites/events.unitn.it/files/download/pensatrasversale2014/266_14_pensaTrasversale_web.pdf

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Territorio qualsiasi (intro)

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Logistic time / evental time. Two notions for urban and architectural research

Lecture at the Seminar ‘Architecture: enduring, ephemeral, moving, dust’ Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Lunds Tekniska Högskola, Lund University, December 2, 2014     In this lecture, I would like to imagine some ways in which we may study temporality in the city and the built environment. In the first part, I present a […]

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Urban Verwertung. Conceptualizing the adventures of value in contemporary urbanism

A Keynote Speech to be delivered at Competing Urbanisms: The New Politics Of Public Space, 5 November 2014, University of Melbourne   The aim of this lecture is to puzzle about the creation and transformation of value in contemporary urban space. Far from being a mere correlate of economic processes, ‘value’ can be understood as […]

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A walk in Tōkyō

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Ἐνα-δυο Πράγματα που Ἐμαθα για τον Σεβασμό Χάρη στους Γραφιτάδεϛ [One or Two Things I’ve Learnt about Respect, thanks to Graffiti Writers]

published in “No Respect” Exhibition Catalogue. Curated by Marilena V. Karra. Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens, 2014. Greek/English version

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