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Engagement and estrangement: conceptual documentary photography method translated to Brazilian urban reality

Grant number: 14/24738-1
Support type:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): February 08, 2015
Effective date (End): April 29, 2015
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Arts - Photography
Principal Investigator:Mauricius Martins Farina
Grantee:Mateus Souza Lobo Guzzo
Supervisor abroad: Corinne Noordenbos
Home Institution: Instituto de Artes (IA). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Local de pesquisa : Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, Netherlands  
Associated to the scholarship:14/05765-8 - Engagement and estrangement: conceptual documentary photography method translated to Brazilian urban reality, BP.IC

Abstract

This research aims the systematical study of a Conceptual Documentary Photography method, apprehended throughout the exchange period to The Netherlands made possible by the Science Without Borders program, during the spring semester 2013. This method will be translated to the brazilian context via practical application, producing a photographic series about everyday life in Campinas, located in the interior of São Paulo. In order to do that, a study about the life and work of the photographer Paul Graham will be made, main aesthetical reference to this framework. Interviews with the three main photographers of the Royal Academy of Arts, The Hague on the suggested method will be necessary. (AU)