Current Issue: Vol. 5(2)

“Studies in Visual Arts and Communication –
an international journal”

Volume 5 – Nr 2, 2018

Table of Contents

Dec 2018; 5(2)


1. George Themistokleous, Leeds School of Architecture, UK

From Perception to Recollection: a spatio-temporal mediated interaction
Studies in Visual Arts and Communication – an international journal / Dec 2018 5(2)

Abstract
This paper will consider how a media installation called the diplorasis, aims at rethinking understandings of the body in space and time. Through the diplorasis there is an attempt to reconsider the scientific view on the human eyes in relation to art historical accounts of the representational image and to revise these from the perspective of philosophical texts on the image and its relation to an embodied and a disembodied perception (Deleuze, Bergson, Merleau-Ponty). Through this mediated visuality, the prosthetic body becomes re-articulated via a re-framing of the relations between perception and recollection.

Keywords: visual media, body and space-time, digital stereoscope, media installation, time-image

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2. Elisabeth Eglem, University of Le Havre (ULH), France
Monica Tavares, School of Communications and Arts – University of São Paulo, Brazil

Between technical and sociological evolution: digital photography as a framework for (im-)material experiences
Studies in Visual Arts and Communication – an international journal / Dec 2018 5(2)

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3. Lance Burkitt, Independent researcher, UK

The Death of the mechanical Photograph
Studies in Visual Arts and Communication – an international journal / Dec 2018 5(2)

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4. Camila Escudero, Universidade Metodista de São Paulo, Brazil

The use of the cartoon as a graphic-visual resource for migratory issues: a perspective from concept of ethnicity of Weber
Studies in Visual Arts and Communication – an international journal / Dec 2018 5(2)

Abstract
Considered the graphic reproduction of news, the cartoon has long been incorporated as an opinion journalistic genre within the broad theoretical framework of Social Communication. Mainly based on an artistic drawn image and complemented or not with other resources (textual in the specific case of print media; movement and sound, in the case of virtual media), it leads the author’s critical eye to a specific fact or happening, using in most cases elements such as humor, satire and denunciation. Hence, this article proposes an exploratory analysis of the cartoons of Brazilian cartoonist and activist Carlos Latuff about the subject of immigration, published in recent years, at the Opera Mundi, specialized in international politics. As the theoretical-methodological strategy, we consider the concept of ethnicity of Weber (1978). He defines the term in close connection with the subjective belief in the common origin (and not a common objective ancestry), responsible for constructing an identity from the difference. Thus, cultural and physical differences are the points of reference around which the identity of the group is formed. Our goal is to verify how the cartoon shows itself as a visual information resource to deal with cultural and genetic aspects inherent in undesirable population minorities, from the hegemonic perspective of the concept of nation-state.

Keywords: cartoon, graphic-visual resource, international immigration, ethnicity, Social Communication, journalistic genres.

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5. Marcelo Mari, Universidade de Brasília

From cultural activism to struggle against the coup in Brazil: visual arts on the streets (2005-2016)
Studies in Visual Arts and Communication – an international journal / Dec 2018 5(2)

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