LYNX WS2019_ Program FINAL.pdf

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)


  • 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


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)