Giuliana Bruno is the Emmet Blakeney Gleason Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University. Selected list of publications: Surface: Matters of Aesthetics, Materiality and Media (University of Chicago Press, 2014); Public Intimacy: Architecture and the Visual Arts (MIT Press, 2007); Atlas of Emotion: Journeys in Art, Architecture, and Film (Verso, 2002 - 2004 Kraszna-Krausz Book Award in Culture and History for "the world's best book on the moving image”) and Streetwalking on a Ruined Map (Princeton University Press, 1995 - Society for Cinema and Media Studies award for best book in film studies).
A landscape expresses a mood. Such “expression” says exactly what we intend by the term “empathy.”
– Theodor Lipps
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