Elisa Bertolotti

Current positions

  • Professor Auxiliar Convidado UMA

PhD Details

  • Year 2012

Publications

  • E. Bertolotti, J. Martinoni, S. Druin, I. Suteu. (2017). Lines in motion. Insights on the creative process of the collaborative animation – Design Beyond Borders – Senses and Sensibilities / UMA – Funchal, Madeira – http://senses2017.unidcom-iade.pt
  • Baerten, N.; Bertolotti, E.; Yelavich, S.; Tassinari, V. (2017). The Cyberiad – Telling stories of power relationships in future words – Nordes DESIGN + POWER / 7th Nordic Design Research Conference – AHO, Oslo, Norway — www.nordes.org
  • Bertolotti, E.; Piredda, F.; Venditti, S. (2017). Masters of Ceremonies.A Design Approach to Community-Filmmaking – Design for the Next – 12th EAD – European Academy of Design Conference, Rome – www.designfornext.org
  • Bertolotti, E.; Tassinari, V. (2017). Experiments in the co-creation of “theatres” for social innovation. A reading through the lens of Hannah Arendt – Nordes DESIGN + POWER / 7th Nordic Design Research Conference – AHO, Oslo, Norway — www.nordes.org
  • Bertolotti, E.; Piredda, F.; Tassinari, V. (2017). Storytelling in design for social innovation and politics: a reading through the lenses of Hannah Arendt – Design for the Next – 12th EAD – European Academy of Design Conference, Rome – www. designfornext.org
  • Bertolotti, E. (2017). Stories from Trasenster. Light and Temporary Houses for a Desolate Place – Making Home in Wounded Spaces: Memory, Design, and the Spatial c/o Parsons School of Art and Design History and Theory, New York, USA – https://woundedplacessymposium.wordpress.com
  • Bertolotti, E. (2017). Black humor meets light line. Mario Addis’ animation journey. Animation Journal – Special number on Italian Animation – Editor: Maureen Furniss. Guest Editors: Giannalberto Bendazzi & Marco Bellano- www. animationjournal.com
  • Bertolotti, E.; Yelavich, S.; Tassinari, V. (2016). Design and storytelling: on weaving fragments – DRS2016 – Design Research Society – Future Focused Thinking, University of Brighton (UK) / http://www.drs2016.org
  • Bertolotti, E. (2016). Symposium – Stories from Trasenster. Light and Temporary Houses for a Desolate Place – Making Home in Wounded Spaces: Memory, Design, and the Spatial c/o Parsons School of Art and Design History and Theory, New York, USA – https://woundedplacessymposium.wordpress.com
  • Bertolotti, E.; Daam, H.; Piredda, F.; Tassinari, V. (Eds.) (2016). Pearl Diver. The Designer as Storyteller. DESIS Philosophy Talks: storytelling and design for social innovation. DESIS Network publication – ISBN: 978-88-941673-6-8 – free download at: www.desis-network.org
  • Bertolotti, E.; Daam, H.; Piredda, F.; Tassinari, V. (2015). Telling the stories of design for social innovation: from a speculative time to a time of poetry. The virtuous Circle – Cumulus Conference, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy – www.cumulusmilan2015.org
  • Bertolotti, E.; Daam, H.; Piredda, F.; Tassinari, V. (2015). Stories from fragments. Design as a political agent. Nordes 2015: Design Ecologies, Challenging anthropocentrism in the design of sustainable futures / Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design. Stockholm, Sweden /No 6 (2015): Nordes 2015: Design Ecologies, ISSN 1604-9705 – www. nordes.org
  • Bertolotti, E. (2014). Conference presentation – Doing animation today. An ethnographic research on the animators practice – “The Animator”- 26th Society of Animation Studies Annual Conference: Sheridan College, Toronto, Canada – www.theanimator2014.com
  • Bertolotti, E. (2014). Workshop presentation – Designing a more sustainable Europe: Stories for Change and Innovation – INSITE & Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Venice, Italy – www.insiteproject.org
  • F. Piredda, E. Bertolotti, F. D’Urzo (2014). Interferenze digitali. Un’estetica delle pratiche digitali a supporto del discorso di design – A Matter of Design. Making Society through Science and Technology, 5th STS Italia Conference – Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy – www.stsitalia.org
  • Bertolotti, E. (2014). Workshop presentation – Designing a more sustainable Europe: Stories for Change and Innovation – INSITE & Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Modena, Italy- www.insiteproject.org
  • Bertolotti, E. (2014). Conference presentation – E. Bertolotti, A. Mendoza, F. Piredda, Stories on social innovation. Filmmakers and Designers on a dialogue around the moving image practice – Community Filmmaking and Cultural Diversity: Policy, Innovation and practice – British Film Institute – BFI Southbank, London, UK – www.communityfilmmaking.com
  • Piredda F., Bertolotti E., Ciancia M. (2013). Animation as Boundary Object. Promoting cultural changes through audiovisual design. 2CO – COmmunicating COmplexity – Alghero University, Italy. (www.2coconference.org/2013/) – Edizioni Nuova Cultura, Roma. ISBN 9788868121952, doi: 10.4458/1662 http://books.google.com/books?id=yQZ2AQAAQBAJ
  • E. Bertolotti (2013). A close observation of the practices of contemporary animators: a communication designer’s perspective, Cumulus Conference, National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland – www.cumulusdublin.com
  • E. Bertolotti, A. Mendoza, F. Piredda (2013). Is everybody a Video-Maker? Audiovisual communication in the pursuit of austerity, Cumulus Conference, National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland – www.cumulusdublin.com
  • Bertolotti, E. (2012). Svelare i meccanismi, aprire le storie. L’animazione racconta i propri processi. In: Pinardi, D. and Matrone, M., Narrativa d’impresa. Per essere ed essere visti, Ed. Franco Angeli, Milano, Italy. ISBN: 9788820440695.
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