Face Studies

Just out for the Italian publishing house Mimesis, Bruno Surace’s new book, I volti dell’infanzia nelle culture audiovisive: Cinema, immagini, nuovi media [Infancy’s faces in audiovisual cultures: Cinema, images, new media]. The book is available (only in Italian) in OPEN ACCESS. Synopsis The face of childhood is a cultural object as full of meaning as […]
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NEW PUBLICATION Special Issue of SIGN SYSTEM STUDIES dedicated to the “Cultures of the face”, edited by Remo Gramigna and Massimo Leone. DOI: https://doi.org/10.12697/49.3-4 Editorial Introduction: Studying the ‘facesphere’, Massimo Leone, 270-278  PDF Articles The transcendence of the face: A semiotic-linguistic path, Ugo Volli, 279-297  PDF The face of health in the West and the East: […]
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Chad Knight is creating impressive 3D drawings. His unique approach to digital sculptures fascinates many people all over the internet. Visual artist skateboarded professionally for 16 years and created special approach to representation of human emotions.
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During the INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING and ART course created by Silvia Barbotto Forzano students reflected on the generation of images and self-portrait, through a laboratory of Semiotica Applicata ed Implicata. Questioning the self-referentiality and the relationship with photographic equipment, and studying some reference artists / authors, students have created a series (partly presented in class) entitled […]
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Digital artist Benji is mixing celebrities faces and creating people who do not exist. Usually, he takes images of two famous people and digitally merges them into one. Each of them looks like a real person. The author says that he likes to mess with people’s heads and see their reactions. Image source Benji Instagram
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