Lines of Research

Area of Art History and Theory

Its main object of study is art in general and in particular Brazilian art in its multiple aspects, deepening research about the artistic phenomenon and art production in the past and present; the intention is also to analyse artistic production recorded in so-called primitive or magic societies and artistic creation recorded in other models, arising from complex urban societies which define postmodernity’s idealised profile. Within the field of Art History and Theory, two lines of research are being explored:

Area of Theory and Experiments in Art

Research by artists is being developed, combining theory and artistic production. Contemporary media, their processes and conceptual formulation are being analysed. The research and production of works address the syntax of visual poetics and relate them to a solid theoretical basis. Two lines of research are being explored in the area of Theory and Experiments in Art: