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Design and body on the internet: a reading on opuscorpus website

Grant number: 06/00667-1
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): June 01, 2006
Effective date (End): February 28, 2007
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Industrial Design - Visual Programming
Principal Investigator:Wilton Garcia Sobrinho
Grantee:Vinícius Freire Soares
Host Institution: Diretoria de Pesquisa e Extensão. Universidade Anhembi Morumbi (UAM). Instituto Superior de Comunicação Publicitária (ISCP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


This project of scientific initiation - as integrant part of the directory research Design, body, image and technology: studies contemporaries – studies design and body relation, from the website opuscorpus - anthropology of the corporal appearances /, having as surrounding the net and as tool the hypermedia.The relation design and body, here, will be established by means of a descriptive reading, that it standes out project elements (iconographics). In this perspective, the present project approaches some notations about the iconography of the website opuscorpus, a time that the relation design and body, in the contemporary, is treated in its had relevance with image and technology, today.The procedure theoretician-methodology for this inquiry will be the contemporary studies, which associates cultural studies with the new technologies. Or either, the conceptual base of the contemporary studies takes in the concern with the technological development, marked for the visual dimension of image. The result of this research project establishes a reflective transit in the knowledge production, as transdisciplinar character with others discursive practics of the design field. (AU)

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