ICAA Researcher: Equipe Brasil: Angelica de Moraes×
  • A experiência do vídeo no Brasil
    Machado, Arlindo
    This essay is a brief history of how independent video developed in Brazil. Arlindo Machado highlights the role played by the renewal of open-signal television language. He notes that video emerged in the 1980s, at a time when Brazilian [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111112

  • A fotografia e a reprodutibilidade da obra de arte
    Fabris, Annateresa
    Annateresa Fabris explores the impact of photography on the reproduction and the dissemination of artwork. Her position arises from her reading of W. M. Ivins, Jr. (published in Barcelona, 1975), who considers it an important factor in the emergence [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111026

  • A urgência de uma filosofia da fotografia
    Flusser, Vilém, 1920-1991
    In this text, Vilém Flusser upholds the philosophy of photography as necessary for reflection on how to live freely in a world programmed by devices. Flusser’s approach delves into photography as praxis in an attempt to understand the medium. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111089

  • Arte computacional na era da globalização e do multiculturalismo
    Venturelli, Suzete
    In this essay Suzete Venturelli discusses the impact that cyber-culture—specifically, the cyberspace created by the internet’s World Wide Web—has had in the era of globalization and multiculturalism. She reviews the state of art in her research [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111137

  • Arte e interatividade: autor-obra-recepção
    Plaza, Julio
    This essay analyzes the main concepts and theoretical interfaces in the history of modern and contemporary art; it explains the connections between author, work, and recipient, and helps the reader to understand interactive art. According to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111093

  • Arte e videotexto
    Plaza, Julio
    In this groundbreaking essay, Julio Plaza provides the reader with an overview of what was at the time, the very recent “video text” technology featured in a special section of the seventeenth São Paulo Biennial, a section that Plaza curated. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111090

  • Arte eletrônica e cibercultura
    Lemos, André
    Sociologist André Lemos analyzes cyberculture and artistic production that makes use of electronic and digital media. Art always expresses the imaginary of its time, subsequently postmodern art differs from high modernism insofar as it opts for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111129

  • Arte postal : comunicação marginal
    Freire, Cristina
    In a chapter in her book Poéticas do processo: arte conceitual no museu, Cristina Freire argues that Mail art produced in the seventies—of which the Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo (MAC-USP) has a large collection— [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111119

  • Artes & tecnologias
    Machado, Arlindo; Plaza, Julio
    This text was written by Arlindo Machado and Julio Plaza to be published in the catalogue for Artecnologia, the exhibition that the two authors co-curated and presented on September 2-9, 1985 at the Museu de Arte Contemporânea de São Paulo – [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111092

  • As especulações holográficas de Wagner (no cruzamento da criação e da aventura)
    Santaella, Lucia
    Lucia Santaella uses the pretext of a work by São Paulo artist José Wagner Garcia to write one of her first critical texts (1982) on the then new image-reproduction technology—holography. Santaella explains the physical phenomenon that creates [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111027

  • As fronteiras dos territórios digitais
    Domingues, Diana
    Diana Domingues explains that by not lending itself to contemplation, technology consigns all brushes, paints, paper, and canvas to museums. At the dawn of the twenty-first century, in our internet era, the advent of the audiovisual culture of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111120

  • As imagens de terceira geração, tecno-poéticas
    Plaza, Julio
    In this text, Julio Plaza draws a parallel between photography’s impact on nineteenth-century iconography and the current transformation with images that no longer depend on artisanal or mechanical systems, but rather on digital ones. Plaza senses [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111372

  • As imagens técnicas: da fotografia à síntese numérica
    Machado, Arlindo
    In this text, Arlindo Machado analyzes the characteristics of the technological image, from the invention of photography to the computer and from Renaissance perspective to the synthesis of computer-generated images. Machado argues that in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111292

  • Do tipograma ao videograma
    Campos, Augusto de
    In this essay, São Paulo-based poet Augusto de Campos describes the diverse graphic elements—from the movable types and artisanal resources of conventional typography he used in 1953 to the Intergraph, a high-resolution graphic computer he used in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111025

  • Eduardo Kac: telepresença problematiza a visão
    Kac, Eduardo; Osthoff, Simone
    This text is an interview by Simone Osthoff with artist Eduardo Kac on his work Rara Avis exhibitedat the first Bienal do Mercosul in Porto Alegre (Rio Grande do Sul) in 1996. Kac points out the important role that new technologies play in the visual [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111128

  • Frágil, mas não óbvio
    Bohns, Neiva Maria Fonseca
    In an article published in the newspaper Zero Hora (Porto Alegre, September 2, 2000), critic and art historian Neiva Bohns contests an article by Paula Mastroberti entitled “A frágil torre da arte contemporânea” published on August 19, 2000 in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111024

  • Haroldo de Campos quer fazer intervenção poética no Torreão
    Veras, Eduardo
    Eduardo Veras, visual arts critic for the principal daily newspaper in the state of Rio Grande do Sul (Zero Hora, in Porto Alegre), wrote “Um ensaio em forma de ambientação” about an exhibition of work by Elaine Tedesco in the Torreão, an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111023

  • Hipermídia : o labirinto como metáfora
    Machado, Arlindo
    In this essay, Arlindo Machado analyses the idea of technological “interactivity.” Quoting the art critic Raymond Williams, Machado states that it cannot be understood as a simple reaction, as a choice of options. He claims that it also implies [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111111

  • Info foto: grafias
    Plaza, Julio
    The graphic artist Julio Plaza claims that all forms of cultural expression are supported by a technique; based on that premise, he briefly outlines the development of the concepts involved in the production of images. He refers in particular to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111091

  • Madrugada tem linha
    Meyer, Augusto, 1902-1970; Tostes, Theodemiro; Cosme, Sotéro
    In this brief anonymous editorial, the editors of the first issue of Madrugada magazine, (a weekly devoted to literature, art, and social commentary) published in Porto Alegre (Rio Grande do Sul), apologize for the two-week delay in the magazine’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111058

  • Mostra: grupo de pesquisa Corpos Informáticos
    Medeiros, Maria Beatriz de, 1955-; Grupo de Pesquisa Corpos Informáticos
    In this text, Bia Medeiros provides an account of the video performance that Corpos Informáticos, the experimental research group she leads, carried out at the X Congresso da Anpap held in 1996. The group, which was formed in 1992, focuses on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111117

  • Novíssimos : a produção dos 90 : para além da atitude descritiva
    Pavan, Margot
    This text is a critical review of the exhibition Novíssimos: a produção dos 90, held at the Galeria Fotóptica in São Paulo in 1993. Margot Pavan’s comments on the exhibition hark back to the accomplishments of the nineteenth-century Swedish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111131

  • O caos e a teia: potenciais revelados na complexidade da internet
    Entler, Ronaldo
    The synopsis in English are coming soon [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111122

  • O mito da alta definição
    Machado, Arlindo
    In this 1983 essay, published in a book in 2006, Arlindo Machado describes videotext. Videotext preceded the Internet and, for the first time, “connectivity” and “interactivity” were available on public networks. The first [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111113

  • Os processos criativos com os meios eletrônicos
    Tavares, Monica
    In this text, Mônica Tavares addresses the realms of art, techno-science, and communications from an interdisciplinary perspective. On the basis of research into the mechanisms by which electronic images are created, Tavares examines novel [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111103

  • Pedro Weingärtner [excertos]
    Guido, Angelo
    This is a monograph about the work of the nineteenth-century printmaker and painter Pedro Weingärtner. The author reviews the artist’s career, which started in a (family) lithography studio in Porto Alegre (the capital of the state of Rio Grande [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111057

  • Perspectivas do vídeo no Brasil
    Machado, Arlindo
    In this text, Arlindo Machado addresses the beginnings of video art in Brazil, placing emphasis on those artists that challenge a dated figurative approach by distorting the image of a supposed reality. He believes that the historical role of video [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111114

  • Precursores da gravura rio-grandense
    Scarinci, Carlos, 1932-
    Carlos Scarinci writes about the early days of printmaking in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. He also mentions the artist Pedro Weingärtner, whose pioneering graphic works attracted attention at a national level. Weingärtner produced his first [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111056

  • Quixote; Cruzando campo
    Duncan, Silvio, 1922-; Faoro, Raymundo
    The first editorial published in Quixote magazine (December 1947) condemns the cultural “paralysis” generated by the veneration of the past, and proposes “stamping everything we do with the restless spirit of our Brazilian creativity and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111020

  • Um pintor bageense
    Assumpção, Clóvis
    This was the first press review to be published in Porto Alegre, the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, about a group of local “modernist” artists that became the Grupo de Bagé, later known as the Clube da Gravura [Printmakers’ Club] [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111021