Books

 

Porn

Published: 2014

Edited (with Enrico Biasin, Federico Zecca)

 

Publisher: Mimesis International (Milan-Udine)

 

Date: 2014

 

Description:

 

After the “digital turn,” expansion of sexual representations has taken shape quantitatively (thanks to the multiplication of production and distribution channels) and qualitatively (giving rise to a plurality of new representational forms). In this context, several social groups – including women and non-normative sexual subcultures – have obtained full citizenship rights within the “pornosphere”, moving beyond their traditional marginalization or, indeed, exclusion. These “non-conventional” pornographies exist in a dialectical relationship with mainstream production in so far as they are at the same time a development and a repudiation of the latter (on an aesthetic, economic and political level). This volume investigates the emergences of alternative pornographies, highlighting their discursive heterogeneity, their cultural status and connections to identities and non-normative practices, and their role in redefining the very idea of pornography. The publication maps the main areas relating to alternative pornographies, such as alt porn, queer pornography, indie porn, post porn, feminist pornography, and amateur porn.

 

Language: English

 

Articles by:

 

Muriel Andrin, Rachele Borghi, Micha Cárdenas, Tim Dean, Barbara DeGenevieve, Kristina Pia Hofer, Shine Louise Houston, Katrien Jacobs, Erika Lust, Giovanna Maina, Sergio Messina, Bill Osgerby, Susanna Paasonen, Peter Rehberg, Ingrid Ryberg, Clarissa Smith, Florian Voros, WARBEAR (a.k.a Francesco Macarone Palmieri), Federico Zecca.

With a foreword by Feona Attwood

Il

Published: 2011

Edited (with Enrico Biasin, Federico Zecca)

Publisher: Mimesis (Milan-Udine)

Description:

The volume includes articles dedicated to contemporary (audio-visual) pornography, intended as a cultural form delivered through multiple technological platforms (“cinema”, TV, Internet). In its first part, the book analyses the economic, social and linguistic strategies implied in current pornographic productions, focusing in particular on modes of production/representation and on consumption/participation practices. In its second part, the anthology examines the migration processes through which pornography has influenced (and has been influenced by) other discursive forms, such as auteur cinema, genre cinema, visual arts, musical video-clip, TV  fiction, and fashion  design.

Language: Italian

Articles by:

Simone Arcagni, Piet Bakker, Andrea Bellavita, Enrico Biasin, Manuel Billi, Alberto Brodesco, Patrizia Calefato, Emanuela Ciuffoli, Roberto Curti, Bruno Di Marino, Barbara Laborde, Tommaso La Selva, Peter Lehman, Stephen Maddison, Giovanna Maina, Giacomo Manzoli, Sara Martin, Roy Menarini, Enrico Menduni, John Mercer, Marcello Monaldi, Emmanuel Plasseraud, Clarissa Smith, Saara Taalas, Federico Zecca.

Link: http://www.mimesisedizioni.it/Cinema/Il-porno-espanso.html?Itemid=0

I

Published: 2009

Edited (with Maurizio Ambrosini, Elena Marcheschi)

Publisher: Felici Editore (Pisa)

Description:

Edited collection about the use of mobile phones as devices for the production and consumption of films, TV series and other audio-visual materials. This anthology participates in the discussion about the re-location of cinema after the digital revolution, within the broader context of post-cinema studies.

 

Language: Italian

 

Articles by:

 

Alessandro Amaducci, Maurizio Ambrosini, Luca Barra, Manuel Billi, Maurizio Buquicchio, Massimiliano Gaudiosi, Federico Giordano, Livia Giunti, Giovanna Maina, Elena Marcheschi, Valentina Re, Marcella Rosi, Massimo Scaglioni, Giacomo Verde, Federico Zecca.

 

With a foreword by Sandra Lischi.

 

Link: http://www.felicieditore.it/index.php?pagina=prodotti&idElemento=733&mode=6&catPrec=266