ICAA Researcher: Equipe Brasil: Maria Hirszman×
  • [O Foto Clube do Pará nasceu]
    Moreira, Aldo
    This essay describes the establishing of the photography club Foto Clube do Pará, naming its founding partners, the activities presented, and the postal addresses of its members. Around the mid-1950s, in the state capital of Belém, they opened a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111172

  • Amazônia reinventada
    Nunes, Benedito, 1929-
    1998
    This text by writer Benedito Nunes is a comparison of two works, both of them urban scenes from his collection: a painting by Emmanuel Nassar and a photograph by Gratuliano Bibas. Drawing on the author’s background in philosophy, the text is a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111165

  • Apresentação
    Firmo, Walter, 1937-
    1987
    This essay introduces I FotoNorte, the exhibition held in equatorial Belém, in the state of Pará. The show consisted of a selection of photographs of the Brazilian Amazon taken as part of a larger project sponsored by the Instituto Nacional de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111169

  • Considerações sobre a estética da violência
    Xavier, Ismail
    1983
    Ismael Xavier refers to Glauber Rocha’s essay “Uma Estética da Fome” [An Aesthetic of Hunger] in which he sees a connection to Frantz Fanon’s theory concerning an intellectual response to the consequences of colonialism. In so doing, Xavier [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110711

  • Digressão sobre o regionalismo a partir da questão do "ponto de vista"
    Xavier, Ismail
    1983
    In “Regarding Regionalism According to a Specific ‘Point of View’”—chapter four of his doctoral thesis on the work of Glauber Rocha—Ismail Xavier analyzes the process that the filmmaker uses to bypass the concept of regionalist fiction [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110710

  • Espelhos e sombras
    Amaral, Aracy A., 1930-
    1994
    According to the curator Aracy Amaral, the works produced by the new generation of artists are very different from what was done during the previous decade, in the 1980s, a period that was defined by humor and a euphoric attempt to reinvigorate [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111060

  • Farnese de Andrade, a formação do pensamento
    Daibert, Arlindo, 1952-1993
    1995
    In this critical overview of the work of Farnese de Andrade—an artist from Minas Gerais—Arlindo Daibert examines the origins and sources of production that ceaselessly attempt to combine opposing elements. In his text, Daibert pays particular [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111064

  • Fotografía en Brasil: años 90 = Photography in Brazil in the 1990s
    Chiarelli, Tadeu, 1956-
    1997
    This essay is an analysis of current photography in Brazil that finds its production vigorous and diverse with a historical basis that brings to light its maturity. The author, Tadeu Chiarelli, begins the study with the most successful trio of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110894

  • Introdução
    Yamagishi, Harumi
    1984
    Written by Harumi Yamagishi, this overview of photography in the twentieth century was the presentation of the exhibition Foto/Idéia held at the Museu de Arte Contemporânea de São Paulo (MAC-USP) in 1982. Yamagishi asserts that photography as a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111243

  • La mirada contaminada: otras fotografias = The contaminated gaze: other photographies
    Chiarelli, Tadeu, 1956-
    1994
    This essay states that Brazilian photography was usually seen through an anthropological lens and analyzed as a form of purely autonomous expression; it is now being examined in this text as a process for seeking identity and for an establishment of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110893

  • Militância política e dissonância poética
    Fernandes Jr., Rubens (Fernandes Júnior)
    2002
    In this presentation of his research, Rubens Fernandes Júnior attempts to provide an overview of photography from the state of Paraná in southern Brazil, placing it in wider historical and geographic context. The author not only summarizes the most [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111168

  • O corpo sutil das imagens: fotografias de Gratuliano Bibas
    Maneschy, Orlando, 1968-
    2002
    This essay by Orlando Maneschy emphasizes the importance of Gratuliano Bibas to photography from the Brazilian state of Pará. Maneschy places Bibas’s work in historical context in relation to the presence of North American photographer Charles [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111171

  • O futuro e a cultura da imagem
    Flusser, Vilém, 1920-1991
    1983
    In fairly didactic fashion, Vilém Flusser explains that the materiality of photography is provisional. It differs from traditional images because it is produced by a device and readily reproducible. Photography’s rejection of the support means an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110898

  • O homem que se achou
    Andrade, Mário de, 1893-1945
    1940
    According to Mário de Andrade, the author of this text on Jorge de Castro’s work—specifically on his show at the Palace Hotel do Rio de Janeiro in late 1939—which was published in the “Suplemento em Rotogravura,” de Castro has finally [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110926

  • O instrumento do fotógrafo ou o fotógrafo-instrumento?
    Flusser, Vilém, 1920-1991
    1982
    In his essay “O instrumento do fotógrafo ou o fotógrafo do instrumento?,” Vilém Flusser sets out to show that it is no longer possible to conceive of the photographic machine as just another instrument of production and to refuse to recognize [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110899

  • O movimento cultural ganha espaço
    Marie, Jeanne
    1981
    Based on the events of 1981, this newspaper article comments on the cultural environment in the city of Belém (Estado de Pará), which is located in the Amazonian equatorial region of Brazil. While on the one hand the visual arts and music were not [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111173

  • O Rosto e os outros: fotografias de Claudia Leão
    Leal, Cláudio de La Rocque
    1994
    Using a good series of literary metaphors, Cláudio de La Roque Leal presents the photographic work produced by Cláudia Leão during the mid-1990s. He considers it a visual reflection on the perennial character of images and their connection to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111174

  • O tempo na fotografia
    Barros, Lenora de
    1983
    Lenora de Barros offers three alternative perspectives on the redefinition (or the semantics) of the photographic image. (1) She juxtaposes Susan Sontag’s interpretation of the photographic scene (repetition and time saturates and wears down the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111222

  • Por uma fala amazônica sobre a cultura
    Loureiro, João de Jesus Paes
    1985
    [This text offers] perspective on Amazonian sensibility, through which the author proposes a radical shift by marginalizing the “elitist” focus. According to this vision, the history of the cultural production of that region has been “a tragic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111175

  • Sobre a fotografia brasileira hoje = On current Brazilian photography
    Chiarelli, Tadeu, 1956-
    1997
    This essay is on the production of contemporary Brazilian photography that marked the first half of the twentieth century in Brazil as a continuation of artistic modernism and its ties to issues of identity as the register of the human landscape [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110895

  • Sur la nature des femmes
    Daibert, Arlindo, 1952-1993
    1995
    In this brief essay, Arlindo Daibert asserts that Western art is patently masculine. In a few lines, he expresses the idea that there is a gender division in art whereby “the masculine” governs the field of production and “the feminine” the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111063

  • Um olhar que aprisiona o outro: o retrato do índio e o papel do fotojornalismo na revista O Cruzeiro
    Costa, Helouise
    1994
    In this text, Helouise Costa analyzes articles on indigenous questions published in the magazine O Cruzeiro from 1943 to 1954, a question she then brings to bear on the medium of photojournalism. Following the use and manipulation of images and of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110928

  • Uma realidade... dilacerante: a produção de Nazareth Pacheco = Nazareths's Pacheco output: a lacerating reality
    Chiarelli, Tadeu, 1956-
    1997
    In this introductory essay to Nazareth Pacheco’s 1997exhibition at the Galeria Valú Ória, Tadeu Chiarelli reviews the artist’s career since her first exhibitions at the start of the decade. Chiarelli emphasizes Pacheco’s internal [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111059

  • X-rated (duas ou três coisas qu’eu sei dela)
    Bessa, Sérgio
    1996
    In this text, Sergio Bessa examines Márcia X’s art, arguing that it confronts head on middle-class paradoxes and repression. Bessa asserts that the work by this woman artist is particularly remarkable in a culture where female expression is so [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111062