LUCCA COMICS @ GAMES WILL CELEBRATE UMBERTO ECO

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Perhaps many do not know that Umberto Eco, the famous professor, novelist and essayist who died Friday, February 19, had been one of the promoters of the Comics Salon.
"Apart from being a great loss for the world of academic culture," said Renato Genovese, Director of Lucca Comics & Games, "Eco represented the link between the world of signs and image and that of the media and the mass culture, including the world of comics. And 'why, "concludes Genovese" on the occasion of the fifty years of marriage between our city and the world of communication through images, Lucca Comics & Games 2016 will present a memory / homage to this great investigator and society, customs and the image which, among other things, he was director of the Institute of Communication and Entertainment Bologna (DAMS).

22/02/2016