What Art Can Tell Us about Society?

Friday, 20 July 2018: 10:30-12:20
RC37 Sociology of Arts (host committee)

Language: English

This session proposes a debate about the state of art of research in sociology and social sciences that have their principal focus in the analyses of art works as a way to achieve social knowledge about societies or social groups.

The focus is to discuss new art objects and subjects that appears with the adventure of new technologies creating a entire new “social world” inside the new medias, that defy the traditional sociological possibilities and strategies in the analyses of art works in their epistemological, methodological or analytical problems and approaches as they alludes to the observer various possibilities of meaning constitution and interpretation about new (and old) “realities” and new forms of art and social organization.

Session Organizer:
Mauro ROVAI, Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil
Mauro ROVAI, Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil
Oral Presentations
See, Read the City through the Prism of Urban Art: Reflections on Some Methodological Challenges
Caterine REGINENSI, Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense, Darcy Ribeiro, Brazil
Oeil Sociologique: A Case Study on Manet’s Chemin De Fer
Tzung-wen CHEN, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
Creating an Identity. Participatory Theater As a Tool in Sociologist Work
Aleksandra PORANKIEWICZ-ŻUKOWSKA, University of Białystok, Poland
Sociusartography: A Study of Sketching Society through Art
Shruti TRIPATHI, Government Nursing College Ujjain, India
Distributed Papers
Chronically Sociological: Sérgio Luiz Bianchi Cinematography
Marcus REPA, Sao Paulo University, Brazil
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