Giovanbattista Tusa is a philosopher and media researcher based in Lisbon, where is currently a Researcher in Philosophy and Ecology at the Nova Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA) at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
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 worked as an editor and translator from French and English 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, and Edward Said’s Freud and the Non-European. His current multidisciplinary research examines radical politics, cinema, ecocriticism, ontological realism and animal studies. He focuses on the impact of ontological realism and environmental thinking on philosophy and on the impact that posthuman theories, eco-philosophical models and new materialisms have on cinema, art, and media practices.
He is currently working on the manuscript of his book Minima Planetaria, and he is the director of the Futures. Of Philosophy Series at Planetary Conversations.