Tommaso Gorla

Tommaso Gorla is an Italian artist and researcher with an interdisciplinary approach to the Visual Arts. He holds a PhD in Anthropology from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris and is currently a member of LAS – Laboratoire d’Anthropologie Sociale, France. He is founder and chief editor of the visual culture journal Anima Loci, as well as a founding member and curator for El Cocuy Projects, an itinerant curatorial project focused on contemporary music and sound art. His interests mainly revolve around topics of image agency and psychology of perception, which he explores through a variety of means, in particular, drawing. He currently teaches Visual Anthropology at Accademia Santa Giulia, Brescia, and works as a Visual Arts Tutor at the Verona Academy of Fine Arts.

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During WWII, a high number of bunkers and casemates were implanted upon the territory of the Venice lagoon. How have these massive monolithic shapes contributed to the reorganisation of the postwar landscape? Have they remained as inert forms or have they rather established a relationship with the inhabitants of their… Read more »

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