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FROM VISIBILITY TO THE VISIBLE. A SOCIAL-THEORETICAL EXPLORATION

A Lecture to be delivered at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt. Vortrag. + info | https://www.aau.at/event/from-visibility-to-the-visible-a-social-theoretical-exploration/

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The Visible and the Rhythmic.Visualising Rhythms in Urban and Regional Research

Lecture at GSSI Social Sciences Doctoral Programme in Urban Studies and Regional Sciences, L’Aquila

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The social life of measures

Now published in Theory, Culture & Society Abstract Issues of measure and measurement, and their relation to value and values, are of concern in several major threads in contemporary social theory and social research. In this paper, the notion of ‘measure-value environments’ is introduced as a theoretical lens through which the life of measures can […]

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Social Camouflage: Functions, Logic, Paradoxes (with Alessandro Castelli)

Now published in Distinktion: Journal of Social Theory Abstract. Camouflage is usually understood as a type of deceitful communication strategy in the animal and human domains. In this piece, we invite scholars to consider how the phenomenon of camouflage, while certainly grounded in antagonism and selection, might exceed its strategic meaning. Using the case of […]

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L’etnografia e i sensi: una riflessione preliminare

Introduzione al monografico su “L’etnografia e i sensi”, Etnografia e ricerca qualitativa, n.1/2016   Brighenti -2016-L’etnografia e i sensi

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The Visible: Element of the Social

A speech I’m giving at the conference Understanding Visual Culture – Interdisciplinary Perspectives – Bologna, 21-22 April 2016 http://www.sssub.unibo.it/eventi/understanding-visual-culture

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De la visibilité by Nathalie Heinich – Book Review

Brighenti-2016-De-la-visibilité – Book Review

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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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Warming up for camouflage

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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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Twilight of the Icons, or, How to Sociologize with Visibility

Twilight of the Icons, a contribution to the “On Icons” Symposium, Edited by Marco Solaroli Available at | http://www.sociologica.mulino.it/journal/issue/index/Issue/Journal:ISSUE:26

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Technologies de la visibilité : visualiser les nouvelles formes de souveraineté

Vendredi 12 juin 2015 – 10:00-­‐12:00 – Salle 10 Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales 105, Boulevard Raspail 75006 Paris

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Discount flyers for “Visibility” and “The Ambiguous Multiplicities”

Discount flyer for Visibility in Social Theory and Social Research Discount flyer The Ambiguous Multiplicities

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Urban Interstices: exploring the folds of the city – Workshop

To be held at the International Summer School on Cultural Sociology – Memory, Culture & Identity 2014 – Brno University, June 18-19 . Presentation. What are urban interstices? What does it mean to explore the city through its folds? What sort of skills and sensibilities does the enterprise call for? This workshop is an attempt […]

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A couple of reviews of «Visibility in Social Theory and Social Research»

  “Visibility” by Philip Smith (Yale University) – http://www.sociologica.mulino.it/journal/article/index/Article/Journal:ARTICLE:693/Item/Journal:ARTICLE:693 “Politiques de la visibilité” by Maxime Boidy (University of Strasbourg) – http://issuu.com/revuedeslivres/docs/rdl_14global?e=10620987/6575334

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La démocratie à l’heure des visibilités hiérarchisées

“La démocratie à l’heure des visibilités hiérarchisées” dans T. Fabre (Coord.) La Cité en danger ? Dictature, transparence et démocratie – Rencontres d’Averroès #19. Marseille: Editions Parenthèses.

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La grande immagine e l’immaginina

(Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org) La grande immagine e l’immaginina as appeared in Marco Pasini e Fabio La Rocca (a cura di) Confronti visuali: una ricerca interdisciplinare. Roma: Aracne.

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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 – http://igiti.hse.ru/en/hsestreetart/announcements/74150089.html 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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L’osservazione etnografica

In Adriano Cancelllieri e Giuseppe Scandurra (a cura di) Tracce Urbane. Milano, Angeli, 2012. Due versioni: Impaginato e con immagini (ma senza riferimenti) Non impaginato (ma con i riferimenti giusti)

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Addictive Visibility: Some Thoughts on New Media Uses

I’ve been invited to deliver a lecture on Addictive Visibility at MAGIS – International Film Studies Spring School, Gorizia, 12-21 March 2013. More info at : http://www.filmforumfestival.it/?page_id=365 Here is my abstract: What does visibility mean? How does it affect our life? What happens when visibility becomes addictive? These are the puzzles I would like to […]

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konfFRONTIERt Symposium – Bologna

I’m joining the konfFRONTIERt Symposium organized by Fabiola Naldi and Claudio Musso in Bologna next week. It’s all about street art, graffiti, urban visibilities, and the governance of public places. Here is the programme | http://frontier.bo.it/programma/

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“Visibility and Urban Life” Seminar

Organized by Giuliana Costa @ Politecnico di Milano, with Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Mattias Kärrholm, and myself. On January 31st, 2013

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Der Aufstieg indexierter Sichtbarkeiten

in Nebulosa – Zeitschrift für Sichtbarkeit und Sozialität, no. 1: 16-32 https://www.neofelis-verlag.de/zeitschriften-reihen/nebulosa/012012-wahrnehmung-und-erscheinen/view-inhalt-einleitung/ Draft English Version

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Le nuove politiche di visibilità in rete

Pubblicato in Cosmopolis, VI, 2/2011 La maggior parte delle critiche mosse contro i mass media e la società di massa durante il corso del ventesimo secolo sono state, come ben si sa, critiche rivolte contro la passività, l’anomia e l’alienazione del fruitore. Tali effetti venivano imputati in primo luogo al diagramma stesso del flusso di […]

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Des choses aux mots

(avec quelques allusions foucaldiennes évidentes) Available at: http://www.scriptopolis.fr/?p=2543

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