Giovanbattista Tusa
Appointed Research Fellow

Giovanbattista Tusa is a philosopher and video artist based at the NOVA Institute of Philosophy of the NOVA University Lisbon in Portugal, where he coordinates the research program X-CENTRIC FUTURES. His research focuses on the new possibilities opened up by ecological thought, as well as the connection between artistic praxis, economic and aesthetic mutations, and contemporary philosophy.


His latest work, De la Fin, co-authored with Alain Badiou, has been published in France in 2017 and then translated with new original essays in English (The End, Polity Press, Cambridge 2019), Portuguese (Do Fim, Cultura e Barbárie, Florianopolis 2020), and Spanish (Acerca del fin, Tinta Limon Ediciones, Buenos Aires 2019). He recently co-edited Fernando Pessoa and Philosophy. Countless Lives Inhabit Us (Rowman & Littlefield, 2021), PPPP. Pier Paolo Pasolini Philosopher (Mimesis International, 2022), and Dispositif. A Cartography (MIT Press, 2023). He is currently editing, with Michael Marder, Contemporanea. A Glossary for the 21st Century (MIT Press, 2023).


Giovanbattista Tusa has also worked as an editor and translator for the Italian edition of L’equivalence des catastrophes and Exclu le juif en nous by Jean Luc-Nancy, Á la recherche du réel perdu, by Alain Badiou, Be my body for me. Domination and Servitude in Hegel by Catherine Malabou and Judith Butler, Edward Said’s Freud and the Non-European, as well as for the French edition of Les mots et les choses by Roberto Esposito.


He is currently finalising his manuscript of the book Minima Planetaria, and he is the director of the Futures. Of Philosophy Series at Planetary Conversations.

Publications
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books
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2023
CultureLab • books
X-Centric Futures
X-Centric Futures
Bartholomew Ryan & Giovanbattista Tusa (Ed.)
(forthcoming)
2021
CultureLab • books
A Glossary for the XXI Century
A Glossary for the XXI Century
Michael Marder and Giovanbattista Tusa (Eds.)
(forthcoming)
2021
CultureLab • books
Défaillance
Défaillance
Jean-Luc Nancy and Giovanbattista Tusa
Florianópolis: Cultura e Barbárie (bilingual edition French-Portuguese, forthcoming).
2021
CultureLab • books
Dispositif. A Cartography
Dispositif. A Cartography
Greg Bird and Giovanbattista Tusa (Eds.)
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press (forthcoming)
2018
CultureLab • books
Freud e il non-Europeo
Freud e il non-Europeo
Giovanbattista Tusa and Roberto Esposito (Eds.)
Roma: Meltemi Editore
book chapters
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2021
CultureLab • book chapters
Goodbye Athens. La Grecia de Jacques Derrida
Goodbye Athens. La Grecia de Jacques Derrida
Giovanbattista Tusa
Jacques Derrida: un tiempo sin vejez. Madrid: UAM Ediciones.
2021
CultureLab • book chapters
Nietzsche e a filosofia contemporânea
Nietzsche e a filosofia contemporânea
Giovanbattista Tusa
P. Gori (Ed.), Introdução a Nietzsche. Lisbon: Tinta-da-China (forthcoming).
2020
CultureLab • book chapters
“As an Object…”
“As an Object…”
Giovanbattista Tusa
S. Thompson & J. Bock (Eds.), Parting with the Bonus of Youth – Maumaus as Object. Lisbon: Maumaus / Lumiar Cité.
Articles in peer-reviewed journals
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2021
CultureLab • Articles in peer-reviewed journals
Heidegger’s Midnight
Heidegger’s Midnight
Michael Marder and Giovanbattista Tusa
Diacritics: a review of contemporary criticism (forthcoming)