Davide Dal Sasso
Assistant Professor (Rtd A), IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca
Davide Dal Sasso is Assistant Professor (Rtd A) of Aesthetics at IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca. He is a member of the Lynx research unit and he studies the nature of the archive in relation to cultural heritage, visual culture and artistic practices. Davide has two Master’s degrees, one in Philosophy and one in Art History and he received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Turin in 2017. His research is focused on the relationship between philosophy, aesthetics, and contemporary art with a particular interest in conceptualism, the role of practices in arts, the issues of expressiveness and representation. He is a member of Labont-Center for Ontology and editor of “Dialoghi di Estetica” (Dialogues of Aesthetics), a column on philosophy and art published in the magazine Artribune (https://www.artribune.com/tag/dialoghi-di-estetica/). He has edited the new edition of Ermanno Migliorini, Conceptual Art (Mimesis, 2014) and he is the author of the books Nel segno dell’essenziale L’arte dopo il concettualismo (Rosenberg & Sellier, 2020) and The Ground Zero of the Arts: Rules, Processes, Forms (Brill, 2021). He is the co-editor with Ugo Volli (University of Turin) and Maurizio Ferraris (University of Turin) of the issue of Rivista di Estetica Rethinking Philosophy, Semiotics, and the Arts with Umberto Eco (Rosenberg & Sellier, 2021); the co-editor with Elisabeth Schellekens (Uppsala University) of the volume Aesthetics, Philosophy, and Martin Creed (Bloomsbury, 2022).