Book Series

Böhme G., Critique of Aesthetic Capitalism, Mimesis International, Milano-Udine 2017.


1. Critique of the aesthetic economy
2. Critique of Growth
3. the Performance Principle and the realm of freedom
4. The taste for the ordinary. The fate of distinction in the age of the aesthetic economy
5. Progress in the commodity aesthetic
6. Strolling in the shopping mall. The Nord-West-Zentrum in Frankfurt
7. Plaster and Camouflage. Architecture and facade aesthetics.

Julmi C., Situations and atmospheres in organizations. A (new) phenomenology of being-in-a-organization, Mimesis International, Milano-Udine 2017.

1. Phenomenological foundations
2. The dynamics of social situations and atmospheres in organizations
3. The dynamics of social situations and atmospheres of organizations
So what!?

Griffero T., Moretti G. (eds.), Atmosphere/Atmospheres. Testing a new paradigm, Mimesis International, Milano-Udine 2018.

Moretti G., Foreword
Griffero T., Introduction
1. Cuturi F., The atmosphere in the time of the ego-spheres 
2. D’Alessandro L., Sommella R., Viganoni L., Atmospheres of and in geography
3. Del Guercio A., Di Palma M. A., Terranova T., Technosocial atmospheres: migration, institutional racism
and twitter 
4. Di Maio A., Ercolano S., Economic atmospheres 
5. Griffero T., Something more. Atmospheres and pathic aesthetics 
6. Lopes A., Gaeta L., Some notes on atmospheres and financial markets
7. Maury R. G., Northern american atmosphere (Canada, Alaska, Greenland): ecumene and nordicity in Canada, climate change and geostrategies in the far and extreme north 
8. Scassillo F., E lucevan le stelle. Atmospheric, poetic and musical synaesthesia
9. Tavani E., The construction of situations and atmospheres in installation art

Rauh A., Concerning Astonishing Atmospheres. Aisthesis, Aura, and Atmospheric Portfolio, Mimesis International, Milano-Udine 2019.

1. Introduction: Where do we encounter atmospheres?
(Astonishing) Atmospheres: What and when are atmospheres?
2.1 Semantics: How is ‘atmosphere’ to be understood?
2.2 Syntax: What is the relation of ‘atmospheres’ to other parts of the sentence?
2.3 Pragmatics: How and when is it appropriate to speak of ‘atmospheres’?
2.4 The astonishing atmosphere
3.Aisthesis and Aura: What are the forms of perception?
3.1 The reception of aura: Breathing aura
3.2 The production of aura: Investiture of the gaze
4. Atmospheric Portfolio: How can atmospheres be explored?
4.1 (Linguistic) research conditions
4.2 Two exemplary projects
4.3 Aisthetic Fieldwork and Atmospheric Portfolio

Wolf B., Atmosphere of Learning. How They Affect the Development of Our Children, Mimesis International, Milano-Udine 2019.

1.“Atmosphere” as a Basic Phenomenological Term
2. Atmospheres and Situations

3. How Do People Experience Atmospheres?
4. Atmospheres in the Educational Context
5. Personal Regression – Personal Emancipation
6. How Atmospheres Affect the Felt Body
7. Examples of Learning Atmospheres
8. Educational Transitions During Childhood
9. How to Develop Encouraging and Stimulating Pedagogical Atmospheres
10. How to Avoid Unpleasant and Repulsive Pedagogical Atmospheres
11. Results of Child Research in Atmospheres

Schmitz H., New Phenomenology. A Brief Introduction, Mimesis International, Milano-Udine 2019.

Introduction: How Do You Find Yourself in Your Environment? Hermann Schmitz’s New Phenomenology (by Tonino Griffero)

1. First Hour
2. Second Hour
3. Third Hour
4. Fourth Hour
5. Fifth Hour
6. Sixth Hour
7. Seventh Hour

Scassillo F. (ed.), Resounding spaces. Approaching musical atmospheres, Mimesis International, Milano-Udine 2020.

1. Scassillo F., Foreword
2. Griffero T., Introductory Remarks. Where Do We Stand on Atmospheres?
3. Abels B., Resonance. Co-Becoming With Sound
4. Adamo G., Immersed in Sound. Musical Spaces, Emotions and Possession Trance
5. Bertinetto A., Music is Not an Emoticon. Against a Reductionist Account of Musical Expressivity
6. Caporaletti V., On Some Convergences Between Atmospherology and the Theory of the Audiotactile Music
7. Di Stefano N., Musical Atmospheres as Quasi-Objective Qualities of Tones
8. Fronzi G., Aesthetic Experience and Contemporary Music: From Places to Non-Places
9. Oliva S., Music and Architecture: Luciano Berio’s Project for the Lingotto in Turin
10. Ortega L., Nature Sounds in Sound Art and Electroacoustic Music. The Bodily Resounding Technosphere
11. Pangrazi T., Resonance. The Example of K. Stockhausen’s Stimmung (1968)
12. Peroni L., Inside an Atmospheric Producer: the Conducted Improvisation
13. Rostagno A., The Function of ”Tinta” in Verdi’s Opera Between Sound and Space: On the ”Atmospheric Errors” of Some Contemporary Stagings
14. Scassillo F., Resonant Place and Atmospheric Place in Performed Operas
15. Serra C., Resounding Spaces. Between Giovani Piana and Steven Feld
16. Wallrup E., Turning an Occasion Into an Event: Pantheme, Mood and Atmosphere at the Funeral of Gustav III

Bollnow O. F., Human space, Mimesis International, Milano-Udine 2020.


1. Griffero T., Otto Friedrich Bollnow and Lived Space
2. Editorial Note
3. Introduction
4. The Elementary Structure of Space
5. The Wide World
6. The Security of the House
7. Aspects of Space
8. The Spatiality of Human Life

Ogawa, T., Phenomenology of Wind and Atmosphere, Mimesis International, Milano-Udine 2021.


  1. Foreword
    2. The Philosophy of Wind and Atmosphere
    3. The Appearance of Things and Habldinge: For a Phenomenology of ”Night” and ”Wind”
    3. Horizon and Radiance: A Phenomenological Reflection
    3. 2. Horizonality and its Spielraum: the world as a region of free will
    4. The radiance of things: the region of what defies will
    5. The Horizontality of Appearing and Chaotic Manifolds
    6. The Structure of the Visible: A Structuralist-phenomenological Reflection
    on Cézanne
    7. Afterword. The Horizon of Translation and Japanese Phenomenology

Griffero T., The Atmospheric “We”. Moods and Collective Feelings, Mimesis International, Milano-Udine 2021.

1. Introduction. Where Do We Stand on Atmospheres?
2. Atmospheric Games (With a Little Help from Literature)
3. An Ontological Background for Atmospheres and Quasi-Things
4. What an Atmospheric Affect Can Really Do. Urbanizing the Schmitzean “Province”
5. Moods or Atmospheres?
6. What Are Atmospheres if Not Extended and Felt-bodily Shared Feelings?
7. Well-being as a Collective Atmosphere
8. Two Oppressive Atmospheres. Permanent Emergency (Including Covid) and the Uncanny

Canepa, E., Architecture is Atmosphere. Notes on Empathy, Emotions, Body, Brain, and Space, Mimesis International, Milano-Udine 2022.

1. Doktor Olsen Tvedebrink T., Foreword
2. Premise
3. A Definition Lacking Definition
4. Roots
5. Atlas of Atmospheres
6. Atmospheric Revival
7. To Perceive the Invisible
8. In a Nutshell
9. Bibliography