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THE ARTIST IN MAGICIAN (Delays, survivals, archaisms and politics of the use of magic in the image)

Grant number: 15/14953-5
Support type:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Post-doctor
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2015
Effective date (End): August 05, 2016
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Literature - Literature Theory
Principal researcher:Eduardo Sterzi de Carvalho Júnior
Grantee:Eduardo Jorge de Oliveira
Supervisor abroad: Giovanni Careri
Home Institution: Instituto de Estudos da Linguagem (IEL). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Research place: École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France  
Associated to the scholarship:14/12206-5 - Peoples without map, maps without people: images and potency of the land, BP.PD


This research project aims the analysis of a work mounted in the framework of the exhibition Magicians de la Terre in 1989, Mission / Missions - How to build cathedrals, Cildo Meireles. There will be discussed the resonance between this work of art and the proposal of the Commissioner of the exhibition Jean-Hubert Martin. This theoretical research is divided into three parts: 1. The fractures exposed by delays, including time frames deployed by the installation; 2. Magicians de la Terre, the horizon and the origin of exposure criteria; 3. Magic / image: the challenge of a political opening of the continental thought and the representation of the people.