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.