The landscape of philosophers and artists

The Fondazione La Raia – arte cultura territorio continues its critical reflection on the landscape, hosting two scholars of international standing who have long been committed to describing nature, looking upon it from an aesthetic point of view. The philosophers Paolo D'Angelo (Università di Roma Tre) and Adriana Veríssimo Serrão (Universidade de Lisboa) lead us through the discovery of the most meaningful realities which contemporary art has been called upon to interpret through the new aesthetics of nature.
The event is open to all (Saturday 28th September, 11am), and will make use of images and film footage. During the day, it will also be possible to visit the biodynamic estate of ‘La Raia’, which has undertaken a project entitled Nel Paesaggio. The protagonists of the project so far are Remo Salvadori, with three permanent works designed especially for spaces around ‘La Raia’, and Elio Franzini author of the texts to be found in the volume published especially for the occasion by Corraini. Paolo D'Angelo is a professor of aesthetics at the University of Roma Tre. He sits on the Scientific Committee of ‘Cultura Tedesca’ and the ‘Rivista di Storia della Filosofia’. His main areas of interest are environmental aesthetics, German philosophy, contemporary Italian philosophy, and the aesthetics of the visual arts. His publications include: Estetica della Natura, Laterza, Rome-Bari 2001; and Filosofia del paesaggio, Quodlibet, Macerata 2010.

 Adriana Veríssimo Serrão teaches at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Lisbon, where she directs the university review titled ‘Philosophica’. She is president of the Scientific Committee of the ‘Internationale Gesellschaft der Feuerbachforscher’ (in Münster), and head of the research project ‘Filosofia e Arquitectura da Paisagem’ (University of Lisbon), of which she edits the publications.