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Quando è design / When is design / Quand c'est du design

editor Michela Deni and Dario Mangano


Be cool. How a Cultural Icon is Born

editor Andrea Bernardelli and Eduardo Grillo

 
Flux_Essays
February 2021  |  in italian  |   METADATA  |  ➞ PDF
This essay proposes a review of short literary extracts that exemplify the background and figures of everyday stories in which things – while captured in their ordinary functional capacity – are loaded with multiple layers of meaning beyond use value and exchange value.The concerne |... ⇲

November 2020  |  in italian  |   METADATA  |  ➞ PDF
In a semiotic perspective, in dialogue with a science of images, J.W.T. Mitchell’s Image Science (2015) appears interesting not only for the theoretical contributions here collected but for the argumentative structure bringing them together, that the author himself does not hesitat |... ⇲

October 2020  |  in italian  |   METADATA  |  ➞ PDF
Never as in these months of global pandemic emergency there has been a real explo- sion of data, numbers, statistics and views in an attempt to make the invisible visible: the COVID-19 virus.This essay proposes to explore, with the tools of semiotics, the different communicati- ve  |... ⇲

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 |... ⇲



Flux_College
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 |... ⇲


Documents
editor Redazione Ocula   |  January 2021
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 ... ⇲
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Basi linguistiche della semiotica. Teoria e storia


Udine, Mimesis, 2021, pp. 165, € 16,00.
Argomento: partendo dalle basi glossematiche della semiotica, l'autore indica nello studio dei dialetti e della sostanza una pros |...➞
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