Healing landscapes. An encounter between a philosopher of landscape and health professionals
This presentation is about the power of landscape considered as…
Laura Menatti is an associate researcher in environmental and landscape philosophy at the Laboratoire PASSAGES of the French CNRS (UMR 5319) of Bordeaux (France).
She collaborates as a lecturer with the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et de Paysage of Bordeaux (Bordeaux School of Architecture and Landscape, ENSAP – France), the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU) and the Public University of Navarra (UPNA), the University of Desarrollo (Chile). She is also book reviews editor of the journal Landscape Research.
Her research and teaching activities have been carried out at the crossroads of Philosophy, Art, Psychology, Human Geography, Cognitive Sciences and Medical Humanities, collaborating with academics and artists, by pursuing an interdisciplinary approach in an international context, working in Italy, Spain, Chile and France.
Her main research line aims at developing a theoretical and practical framework for the investigation of the notions of landscape, space and place and how they are perceived by human agents.