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Urban trials: the contemporary street art as praxis

Grant number: 11/06970-6
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): July 01, 2011
Effective date (End): February 28, 2013
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Political Science
Principal researcher:Marcos Tadeu Del Roio
Grantee:Andréia Paulina Costa
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia e Ciências (FFC). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Marília. Marília , SP, Brazil


Contemporary art, coupled with the process of urban interventions makes street art form of expression and visibility, revealing critical and important questions about the present time. It is to purpose understand it as art mediates between subject-town politics and art, that this process will be conducted through a Marxist analysis of artistic praxis, seeking the specifics of this counterculture movement as indicative for the transformation of contemporary problems in São Paulo city.

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