Flavio Pintarelli

Flavio Pintarelli is a writer from Bolzano, Italy. He studied communication, semiotics and image theory at the University of Siena. He focuses on the exploration of digital, visual and urban cultures. He has published for several magazines, including ‘Internazionale’, ‘Prismo’, ‘The Towner’, ‘Rivista Letteraria’, ‘Vice’, ‘Il Manifesto’. He has also authored two books: ‘Su Facebook’ (:duepunti publishers) and ‘Stupidi Giocattoli di Legno’ (Agenzia X).

Anima Loci Flavio Pintarelli Life Magazine 1965

Un tuffo nel periodo in cui lo skateboarding cominciava a fiorire: sfogliando le pagine di un numero di Life Magazine pubblicato negli anni 60, Flavio Pintarelli racconta di come il dirompente arrivo dello skate nelle città inaugurò nuove esperienze di mediazione del rapporto tra corpo e spazio.

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Anima Loci Flavio Pintarelli Life Magazine 1965

A dive into the period in which skateboarding was blooming: by flipping through the pages of a 1960s issue of Life Magazine, Flavio Pintarelli recounts the way in which the board broke into the city, inaugurating new embodied experiences of space.

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