Linda Bertelli is an Associate Professor in Aesthetics at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca (Italy). Her research concerns the theory of the image, the history of photography between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and the history of feminist movements in Italy in the second half of the twentieth century.
She holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Pisa and has been Marianne DiPalermo McCauley Visiting Scholar at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of the City University of New York (U.S.) and Visiting Scholar at the ASK Research Center of the Bocconi University in Milan (Italy).
She has presented her research in Italy and abroad at numerous conferences, seminars and lectures.
In addition to two books on Henri Bergson’s theory of image and representation (2014) and Ernst Bloch’s aesthetics (2018), she has published essays on Étienne-Jules Marey and chronophotography, the history and theory of photography, the work of Italian feminist theorist Carla Lonzi, and feminist aesthetic theories.