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Be cool. How a Cultural Icon is Born

editor Andrea Bernardelli and Eduardo Grillo

Geosemiotics: from locative media to diffused images, big and small data

editor Federico Montanari, Nicola Dusi and Guido Ferraro

June 2020  |  in italian  |   METADATA  |  ➞ PDF
Analyzing the semiotic dimension of Fico, an agri-food park near Bologna, we can see a structure of the space that makes a large use of branding strategies. Fico takes up and amplifies some trends already present in unconventional restaurants; so it is necessary to go back at least |... ⇲

June 2020  |  in english  |   METADATA  |  ➞ PDF
Tower, Steeples and Minarets can be regarded in the context of an urban landscape: the meaning lies essentially in the upward movement. Vector-oriented constructions capable of arranging the urban space around it. At the same time, however, these buildings include inside various na |... ⇲

April 2020  |  in italian  |   METADATA  |  ➞ PDF
This essay illustrates the genesis, potential and limits of the square of consumption values, conducting both a theoretical overview and an empirical investigation, focused on the Italian context. The treatment takes into account the main readings and applications proposed by schol |... ⇲

December 2019  |  in english  |   METADATA  |  ➞ PDF
Children’s literature is a breeding ground for translation and adaptation; this is demonstrated by the great amount of animated movies inspired by children’s books, where characters coming from literary fairy tales often reappear changed in their multimodal versions. The article ai |... ⇲

December 2019  |  in english  |   METADATA  |  ➞ PDF
In the Catholic Church’s regulation, the heroic practice of virtues is one of the main criteria for the canonisation of saints. This article explores the complex concept of heroicity as it is used both in normative-theological literature and in texts regulating the judicial practic |... ⇲

Fabio Balducci
April 2020  |  in italian  |  ➞ PDF
In this final dissertation, we aim to demonstrate the striking importance of temporality in the development of the narrative structures in the TV series. After an introduction and a first general chapter, we provide an analysis of the temporal mechanisms in two TV series, Lost < |... ⇲

Emilio Patuzzo
May 2018  |  in italian  |  ➞ PDF
The article, by proving the importance of the analogy in the diagrams, aims to refute some of Jacques Bertin’s reflections within the field of graphics, with specific regard to what he stated in Sémiologie Graphique. It will be made use of the theoretical model provided by Louis Hj |... ⇲

Annabella Canneddu
December 2017  |  in italian  |  ➞ PDF
L’articolo propone un’analisi semiotica dello spot della campagna ministeriale #ioleggoetu, operando un confronto tra i valori messi in scena nella narrazione audiovisiva con quelli proclamati dalla comunicazione a stampa. L’analisi delle strutture semionarrative del messaggio pubb |... ⇲

editor Federico Montanari   |  April 2020
Come pensare, oggi, al rapporto fra comunicazione e tema del contagio in termini, per quanto possibile, non ovvi e non schiacciati solo sull'urgenza dell'emergenza da Coronavirus e della s ... ⇲
Luca Marconi
editor Francesco Galofaro   |  September 2019
In occasione della scomparsa di Luca Marconi, ripubblichiamo un saggio scritto insieme a Gino Stefani, è tratto dal volume a cura di Massimo A. Bonfantini e Arturo Martone Specchi del s ... ⇲
Tomás Maldonado nel 2008 (foto Carlo Orsi)
editor Salvatore Zingale   |  November 2018
In occasione della scomparsa di Tomás Maldonado, pubblichiamo una intervista poco conosciuta rilasciata alla rivista «Ergonomia» nel 1994. Maldonado, teorico e filosofo del progetto, artis ... ⇲
Last Review

Frammenti di un disco incantato

di Gabriele Marino, Roma, Aracne, 2020, pp. 237, € 17,00.
Argomento: proposte socio-semiotiche sull'enunciazione musicale e sul rapporto genere/stile. |...➞
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