For attending and non-attending students:
1. Bruno Di Marino, “Pose in movimento. Fotografia e cinema”, Bollati Boringhieri, Turin, 2009 (NB: This is a common handbook for both courses of Cinema and Photography I-II).
2. Walter Benjamin, 'The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility', in "The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technical Reproducibility, and Other Writings on Media", ed. by M. Jennings, B. Doherty, T.Y. Levin, Harvard University Press, Cambridge (MA), 2008, pp.19-55.
3. Andrea Pinotti, Antonio Somaini, “Supporti, media, dispositivi”, in “Cultura visuale. Immagini, sguardi, media, dispositivi”, Turin, Einaudi, 2016 (republished in 2020), pp. 137-192.
4. Alessandra Mauro (ed.), “Photoshow. Landmark Exhibitions that Defined the History of Photography”, trans. by R. Taylor, Thames&Hudson, London, 2014.
NB: The complete programme will be presented and made available at the beginning of the course.
Non-attending students and those who skip more than 30% of the lessons will prepare, in addition to the programme indicated above, one of the following books of their choice:
- Walter Benjamin, “The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility, and Other Writings on Media”, ed. by M.W. Jennings, B. Doherty, T. Y. Levin, Harvard University Press, Cambridge (MA)
- Rosalind Krauss, “Le Photographique. Pour une théorie des écarts”, Macula, Paris, 1990.
- Charlotte Cotton, “The Photograph as Contemporary Art”, Thames&Hudson, London, 2004.
- Nicholas Mirzoeff, “How to See the World”, Pelican Books, London, 2015.
NB: It is advisable to contact the professor for specific requests or particular language needs about the bibliography for the exam.