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Claudio Bisoni

Associate Professor

Department of the Arts

Academic discipline: L-ART/06 Cinema, Photography and Television

Curriculum vitae

Claudio Bisoni is Associate Professor at the University of Bologna, where he teaches  courses on History of Cinema as well as History of film Criticism  and Reception Theory. His work has been focused for a long time on history of italian film criticism, topic on which he wrote several articles and essays published in journals and edited collections. Nowadays, his main interest is on the relation between criticism and social taste, on sociology of taste, on aesthetics of audiovisual texts and on reception theory. He is also interested on new forms of circulation of knowledge about cinema and film culture across the new media, and on the impact of digital media on reception processes. He also studies the representation of sexuality and gender identity in popular Italian cinema of the seventies.
He is the author of Elio Petri. Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto, Lindau Torino 2011, Gli anni affollati. La cultura cinematografica italiana (1970-1979), Carocci, Roma 2009;  La critica cinematografica. Metodo, storia e scrittura, Archetipo Libri, 2006; and the editor of the collection of essays  abuot David Lynch's Mulholland Drive and rhetoric of intepretation: Attraverso Mulholland Drive. In viaggio con David Lynch nel luogo di un mistero, Il Principe Costante, Pozzuolo del Friuli, 2004.