Davide Dal Sasso

Born: December 3rd 1983
Address: University of Turin, Dep. of Philosophy, Via San Ottavio 20 – 10124, Torino, Italy.
Email: davide.dalsasso@unito.it More »

Email: davide.dalsasso@labont.it

Qualification

Ph.D. in Philosophy

Research Areas

Aesthetics, Philosophy of Arts, Ontology

Areas of Interest

Cognitive Psychology, Theories of Perception, Contemporary Art

Current Researches

Philosophy and Conceptual Art; Ontology, Aesthetics and Contemporary Art

Education

2017 Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Turin. Ph.D. Thesis in Aesthetics: Art in the Age of Conceptualism: A Philosophical Inquiry; Supervisors: Prof. Pietro Kobau, Prof. Tiziana Andina

2013-2016 Ph.D. Student in Philosophy, University of Turin

2012 Graduate Degree in Philosophy, University of Turin; Dissertation in Theoretical Philosophy: Aisthesis e arte contemporanea. La riconduzione dell’arte all’ordinario (Aisthesis and Contemporary Art: Bringing Art to the Ordinary); Supervisors: Prof. Maurizio Ferraris, Prof. Pietro Kobau

2010 Graduate Degree in Art History, University of Turin; Dissertation in Aesthetics: Il mondo in parole. Estetica e filosofia della mente in Stanley Cavell (The World in Words: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Mind in Stanley Cavell); Supervisors: Prof. Pietro Kobau, Prof. Germana Pareti

2007-2012 Student at University of Turin (Graduate Level)

2006 B.A. Degree in Communication and Didactics for Contemporary Art, Academy of Fine Arts, Milan; Dissertation in Contemporary Philosophy: Il pensiero della differenza e l’opera di Mario Perniola (Philosophy of Difference and the Thought of Mario Perniola); Supervisor: Prof. Federico Ferrari

2003-2006 Student at Academy of Fine Arts – Milan (B.A. Level)

Advisory

Member of editorial board of Rivista di Estetica (http://labont.it/rivista-di-estetica/editorial-board)

Editor of Dialogues of Aesthetics | Artribune Section of Art and Philosophy (Dialoghi di Estetica, rubrica di filosofia e arte)

Publications

Articles

(2016) Paura e sottrazione dal mondo. Una lettura di Persona di Ingmar Bergman, «Filosofia», Quarta Serie, Anno LXI, n.3, pp. 67-84.

(2016) La dimensione globalista dell’arte. Wang Guangyi e il transculturalismo, «Rivista di Estetica» n.s., S. n. 61, 2016, LVI, pp. 35-53.

(2015) Tra le parole e le cose, «Rivista di Estetica» n.s. 60, 2015, LV, pp. 63-80.

(2015) Un concettualista romantico, «Rivista di Estetica» n.s., S. n.58, 2015, LV, pp. 97-107.

(2014) Lo sconfinamento dell’arte nella cultura, afterword in Ermanno Migliorini, Conceptual Art, Mimesis, Milano-Udine, 2014, pp. 169-192.

(2014) Exploring Conceptual Art, Realism and Anti-Realism: New Perspectives, special issue of «Philosophical Readings», Vol.VI, N. 2., pp. 101-114.

(2014) Speculare sull’arte, «E-Mood»,  n.5, 2014.

(2014) Mimmo Paladino. Teatro del pensiero, teatro dell’oggetto,  «Rivista di Estetica» n.s., S. n.55, 2014, LIV, pp. 59-67.

(2012) Arte: prospettive tra estetica, filosofia e critica (with V. Santarcangelo), «Methode – Analytic Perspectives», Vol. I, n. 1, pp. 87- 121.

Edited Volumes

(2015) Nespolo e la filosofia. Avanguardia, cinema, immagini, «Rivista di Estetica» numero speciale n.58, LV, Rosenberg & Sellier, Torino.

(2014) Ermanno Migliorini, Conceptual Art, nuova edizione, Mimesis, Milano-Udine.

Reviews

(2013) J.J. Gibson, Un approccio ecologico alla percezione visiva, Methode – Analytic Perspectives, Vol. II, n. 2, pp. 231-236.

Translations

(2015) Richard Shusterman, “Somatic Subjectivities and Somatic Subjugation Simone de Beauvoir on Gender and Aging”, in Shusterman R. (2008), Body Consciousness. A Philosophy of Mindfulness and Somaesthetics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 77-111; tr. it. in «Rivista di Estetica» n.s., S. n.58, 2015, LV, pp. 149-182.

(2013) Gregory Currie, “On the Enjoyment of Tragedy”; tr. it. in «Rivista di Estetica» n.s., n. 53,  2013, LIII, pp.7-24.

(2012) John R. Searle, Prospects for a New Realism, Lecture for Bonn; trad. it (with others)  in M. De Caro, M. Ferraris (a cura di), Bentornata Realtà. Il nuovo realismo in discussione, Einaudi, Torino.

Talks

(2016), “Wittgenstein, il concettualismo e l’arte messa a nudo”, Convegno The Philosopher and the Artist Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Philosophy and Eduardo Paolozzi’s Ouvre, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venezia, 23 November.

(2016),  “Ars est recta ratio factibilium, l’arte dopo il concettualismo”, Università degli Studi di Torino, Torino, 28 September.

(2016), “Conceptualism, Art and Imagination”,  Nordic Society of Aesthetics, Uppsala University, Sweden, 28 May.

(2015), “Intermedialità, ibridazioni e regole per la creazione artistica”, Convegno internazionale Intermédialité et transmédialité dans le pratiques artistique  contemporaines, Università di Genova, 13 November.

(2015) , “La rinobilitazione dell’arte”, Il Pozzetto Spazio Cultura, Savona, 23 October.

(2015), “Il sistema città e il posto dell’arte”, Fifth Anniversary of Alliance Française, Torino,  10 October.

(2015), “Qualche osservazione sulle cose, gli oggetti e i materiali dell’arte contemporanea”, videoconference with Scuola Civica d’Arte Contemporanea Iglesias, 5 June.

(2014), “Conceptual Art, the Concept of ‘Art’ and Cluster Theories”, Higher Seminar in Aesthetics, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2 December.

(2014), “L’Arte concettuale e la rinegoziazione del concetto di «arte»”, Convegno Nazionale dei Dottorati di Ricerca in Filosofia, Fondazione Collegio San Carlo, Modena, 2 September.

(2014), “Una ricerca filosofica sull’arte concettuale”, videoconference with National University of Research in St. Petersburg, Aula Multimediale del Rettorato, Università degli Studi di Torino, 18 June.

(2014), “Filosofia dell’arte concettuale”, Università degli Studi di Genova, 8 April.

(2014), ” La ‘forma breve’ come conseguenza del paradigma concettualista nell’arte contemporanea”, Convegno Internazionale di Studi La Forma Breve, Torino, 7-9 April.

(2012), “Arte contemporanea: relazioni pubbliche e reazioni sociali”, Circolo dei Lettori, Torino, 24 September.

Didactics

2016 (September-October), 29.9-5.10, assistant teacher at workshop: Ontology of Art and Architecture, DAD – Dipartimento di Design e Architettura, Politecnico di Torino. Coordination: Prof. Matteo Robiglio, Prof. Tiziana Andina.

2016 (June) 14-15, classes: What is Conceptual Art?, Master in Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies, NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milano.

2014 (May) 21, seminar talk: Art between Conceptualism and Contractualism, during Madrescenza 2014 | From Conceptual Art to Contractual Art, Law, Philosophy and ArtWorld (Dall’arte concettuale all’arte contrattuale Diritto, Filosofia e Mondo dell’arte) cycle of conferences jointly hosted by LabOnt and MADRE – Museo Donna Regina, Napoli. Scientific Direction: Prof. Maurizio Ferraris.

2013 (June) 20-22, tutoring service during Dialogues of Aesthetics III – Art between Emotion and Action (Dialoghi di Estetica III – L’arte tra emozione e azione), Summer School jointly hosted by LabOnt and Education Department at Castello di Rivoli Contemporary Art Museum. Seminar Talk: Art after Conceptualism (June 20, 2013).

2013 (January-May), tutoring service during Madrescenza 2013 | Six Words for Art (Sei Parole per l’Arte), cycle of six conferences jointly hosted by LabOnt and MADRE – Museo Donna Regina, Napoli. Scientific Direction: Prof. Maurizio Ferraris. Seminar Talks: Object (January 16, 2013), Sense (February 17, 2013), Emotion (March 6, 2013).

2012 (June) 18-23, tutoring service during Dialogues of Aesthetics II – What is an Artwork? (Dialoghi di Estetica II – Che cos’è un’opera d’arte?), Summer School jointly hosted by LabOnt and Education Department at Castello di Rivoli – Contemporary Art Museum. Seminar Talks: Aisthesis (June 18, 2012), Art (June 21, 2012).

Workshops and Conferences Organized with LabOnt

2016, International Chair of Philosophy Jacques Derrida Third Edition ‘Schelling. Nature, Myth, Realism’, University of Turin, Turin.

2015, International Chair of Philosophy Jacques Derrida Second Edition, University of Turin, Turin.

2014, International Chair of Philosophy Jacques Derrida First Edition, University of Turin, Turin.

2014, Consequences of Realism, International Conference, Maxxi, CNR, Roma Tre University, Rome.

2013, Paolo Bozzi Prize in Ontology: New Realism 2013 Paolo Bozzi, Philosopher and Psychologist, University of Turin.

Other Activities and Key Qualifications

2013 (June) Scientific Coordinator with T. Andina of Dialogues of Aesthetics III – Art between Emotion and Action (Dialoghi di Estetica III – L’arte tra emozione e azione); Seminars, Workshop and Talks about Arts, Emotions and Actions according to the theoretical perspectives of Aesthetics, Psychology and Philosophy of Art. Three days activities during Summer School at Castello di Rivoli -Contemporary Art Museum.

2012 (November) Curator with T. Andina of The Double Value of Art (Il doppio valore dell’arte): talks about economic and socio-cultural value of art with philosophers, legal, theorists and art critics. An event jointly hosted by Labont and Education Department  Castello di Rivoli, during Artissima International Contemporary Art Fair, Zonarte Space, at Oval Lingotto Fiere, Turin.

2012 (June) Curator with T. Andina of Dialogues of Aesthetics II – What is an Artwork? (Dialoghi di Estetica II – Che cos’è un’opera d’arte?): Seminars and Talks about the connections  among Philosophy, Arts, Criticism and Aesthetics during Summer School at Castello di Rivoli Contemporary Art Museum.

2011 (May) Curator of Dialogues of Aesthetics (Dialoghi di Estetica): lectures on the connections among Aesthetics, Arts, Philosophy and Criticism at Circolo dei Lettori, Turin.

2008 (October) Collaborator of the Workshop with Matthew Barney, Albertine Academy of Fine Arts and Fondazione Merz, Turin.

2008 (September) Scholarship Holder of FestivalFilosofia (2008 Edition, On Imagination) at Fondazione Collegio San Carlo, Modena.

2004 (November) Official Member of the Critical Jury of Castellinaria International Youth Film Festival, Bellinzona.

2004 (August) Official Member of Junior Jury Awards (Feature Film Section) of Locarno International Film Festival.

Languages

English
French
Mother tongue: Italian