Category Archives: territories

Muri e città

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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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Territorio qualsiasi (intro)

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Mobilizing territories, territorializing mobilities

Brighenti-2014-Mobilizing territories, territorializing mobilities OUT NOW at  

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Memory & Desire

An old track from 2005…

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Teoria dei territori

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Two old papers on Dogville & Manderlay by Lars von Trier

2008: (with Alessandro Castelli) “Fondamenti. Da Dogville a Manderlay”, in Pierpaolo Antonello (ed.) La violenza allo specchio. Massa (I): Transeuropa, pp. 121-137. Also in English: “Foundations: Dogville to Manderlay” 2006: “Dogville, or, the Dirty Birth of Law”. Thesis Eleven, no. 87(1): 96-111.

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La dimensione aurale. Nota per un’urbanistica sensoriale

or, listening carefully to the asphalt… Now published in Studi Culturali, 1, 2013. Full text here.

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Graffiti and Place Value

A speech I’m delivering at: Street Art in the Changing City: Theoretical Perspectives – Moscow, June 7–8, 2013 – In a sense, both graffiti and street art share humble origins. While the first emerged as an essential expressive form of disadvantaged inner city youth in the late 1960s, the second originated from a more […]

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Remarks for a Territoriology of Wine Tasting

Published in Non Liquet [The Westminster Online Working Papers] – Law and the Senses Series – No.1, Taste Brighenti-wine-tasting (pdf excerpt version)

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A Territoriology of Graffiti Writing

Picture credit: DADO * Puzzling about the territorialities of wall writing & environs: A Territoriology of Graffiti Writing. – NEW : Paginated Version Here Written for FRONTIER La linea dello stile / The Line of Style, edited by Fabiola Naldi & Claudio Musso, Damiani Editore, 2013.

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Territories: a conceptual exploration…

A speech I delivered at The Sense of Place Cultural sustainability and regional development – Rome 10th -12th April 2013 Full Programme here :

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A Walk through Copenhagen

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Territorio / Fare misura

Con Pierangelo Schiera, sto organizzando un ciclo di seminari su “territorio e misura”. info | Per iscriversi |

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A Walk through inner city Marseille

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Mille Plateaux – A reading Seminar

With Mariasole Ariot, I’m organising an independent reading seminar of Mille Plateaux / A Thousand Plateaus by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari. + info :

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A Hutong slice of life (from Beijing)

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Théorie des territoires

Théorie des territoires Feedback welcome.

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Il viaggio e l’intimità territoriale

(Img: Fernand Deligny – Lignes d’erres)

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Review of “The new spaces of consumption”

(picture credit: Mattias Kärrholm) a book by Mattias Kärrholm

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Visualising the riverbank

(co-authored with Cristina Mattiucci) ‘Visualising the riverbank’, in  City: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action, Volume 16, Numbers 1-2, 1 April 2012 , pp. 221-234 Abstract Drawing on ethnographic observation of a tract of urban riverbank in the city of Trento, in northern Italy, we attempt to link phenomenological observation of social […]

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Review of Augustin Berque’s Milieu et identité humaine. Notes pour un dépassement de la modernité

(Still from Yasujirō Ozu’s 1953 movie Tokyo Story) Available at :

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New Media and Urban Motilities: A Territoriologic Point of View

Urban Studies April 12, 2011 doi: 10.1177/0042098011400771 Abstract. The paper aims to contribute to the study of new media technologies in urban environments. It unfolds at two levels, epistemological and substantive. First, it discusses the issue of the conceptual tools that we can deploy to understand new media, arguing in favour of notions and methods […]

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