ICAA Researcher: Angelica de Moraes×
  • "On Ice" : Amsterdam Fev. 78
    Barcellos, Vera Chaves; Asp, Carlos; Pasquetti, Carlos, 1948-; Dariano, Clovis, 1950-; Escobar, Jesus R. G; Álvares, Mara; Disconzi, Romanita, 1940-; Lanes, Telmo
    The eleventh issue of Nervo Óptico shows the sequential photographic record of a performance presented by Flávio Pons, Cláudio Goulart and Vera Chaves Barcellos in Amsterdam in February 1978. Entitled On Ice, the event consisted of a gradual [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110923

  • "Sociedade Anônima" : relatos urbanos
    Barcellos, Vera Chaves; Asp, Carlos; Pasquetti, Carlos, 1948-; Dariano, Clovis, 1950-; Escobar, Jesus R. G; Álvares, Mara; Disconzi, Romanita, 1940-; Lanes, Telmo
    This tenth issue of Nervo Óptico, still on an atypical bimonthly schedule, is double the usual size (32cm x 45cm) and folded in the middle. Its cover has the title “Urban Stories: Sociedade Anónima”. In addition, it bears this notice: “Any [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110922

  • [Aconteceu dia 13, como estava previsto no calendário...]
    Pasquetti, Carlos, 1948-
    This is the fourth issue of the publication Nervo Óptico. This issue publishes “fake news” signed by the artist Carlos Pasquetti. Looking like news in a community newspaper, a photograph covers the entire editorial space, with the headline: “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110916

  • [Em manifestaçao realizada em dezembro último...]
    This is the first issue of the Brazilian journal Nervo Óptico (April 1977). A seven-line text/statement (all the text in that publication) sets forth the manifesto written by the N.O. group in December 1976, which assumed a “critical stance [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110913

  • [Obra fotográfica de Telmo Lanes sem título]
    Lanes, Telmo
    The fifth issue of the journal Nervo Óptico presents photographic work by Telmo Lanes (with neither title nor text). The image of an eye is shown in three sets of five photographs laid out in a circular composition. The artist’s own eye follows [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110917

  • [Pressupondo a necessidade do público]
    Barcellos, Vera Chaves; Asp, Carlos; Pasquetti, Carlos, 1948-; Dariano, Clovis, 1950-; Escobar, Jesus R. G; Álvares, Mara; Disconzi, Romanita, 1940-; Lanes, Telmo
    This eighth issue of Nervo Óptico begins with an epigraph by the Brazilian art critic Mário Pedrosa, and a statement said to be collectively written by the Grupo N.O. This issue presents works exhibited in São Paulo, at the Galeria Eucatexpo. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110920

  • [projetos de recuperaçao da paisagem interna...]
    Barcellos, Vera Chaves; Asp, Carlos; Pasquetti, Carlos, 1948-; Dariano, Clovis, 1950-; Escobar, Jesus R. G; Álvares, Mara; Disconzi, Romanita, 1940-; Lanes, Telmo
    This is the third issue of the publication Nervo Óptico. It shows works by Carlos Asp under the general title of “Projects to Recover the Internal Landscape: Self-Portrait on Live Elements.” One of these involves an installation with sketches of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110915

  • A arte de comunicação telemática, a interatividade no ciberespaço
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    In this essay, Professor Walter Zanini discusses the impact caused by the use of computers and digital images, noting the profound changes in the creation and perception of “artistic events” that this new tool designed for creativity and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111028

  • A instauração da obra no espaço virtual
    Rey, Sandra
    In this essay written by Sandra Rey, virtual space and “virtual reality” are described from the illusory understanding of the perspective quality in Renaissance painting. The essay alternates discussion between the perception of depth and of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111135

  • A respeito do sorriso
    Barcellos, Vera Chaves
    The seventh issue of the journal Nervo Óptico showed the photographic work of Vera Chaves Barcellos, with text at the bottom of the page limited to “Regarding the Smile,” consisting of 15 photos arranged in five sets of three. Each photo has a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110919

  • Abraham Palatnik: um pioneiro da arte tecnológica
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    The art critic and historian Frederico Morais discusses the Brazilian artist Abraham Palatnik’s career, describing him as a pioneer—even at an international level—in the creative blending of art and technology that he used to create his kinetic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110793

  • Adansônia
    Álvares, Mara
    This is the second issue of the publication Nervo Óptico. Like all issues of this publication except the first, there is neither an epigraph nor text; the name of the artist and the work are stated at the bottom of the page. This work is a series of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110914

  • Arte e tecnologia
    Schenberg, Mário
    This essay by art critic and physicist Mário Schenberg is one of the first works written in Brazil on the impact of technology on artistic expression. His analysis looks back to the 18th-century industrial revolution, when the invention of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111105

  • Arte e tecnologia : o ponto de mutação
    Machado, Arlindo
    In this text, Arlindo Machado discusses the change in paradigm in cultural production due to the use of technology as an instrument in works of art. Images, sounds, objects, and events are now produced by means of automating algorithms of procedures [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111115

  • Cronologia de experiências artísticas nas redes de telecomunicações
    Prado, Gilbertto
    Gilbertto Prado outlines a chronological summary of events, from the 1970s to the early 1990s, that used telecommunications and telematics (data transmission networks) for artistic exchanges, including Brazilian initiatives during that period. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111289

  • Democracia no território digital
    Duarte, Fábio, 1970-
    In this essay, Fábio Duarte asserts that cyberspace is the new territory of communicational exchange, as it is unimpeded by borders or ideological obstacles. He defines it in spatial terms as an informational network where telecommunications and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111121

  • Dispositivos interativos : imagens em redes telemáticas
    Prado, Gilbertto
    In this text, Gilbertto Prado discusses the impact that internet-based interactive devices have had on artistic creation, dwelling in particular on action art projects on the web that enable and seek the direct engagement of interested individuals. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111126

  • Experimentações artísticas em redes telemáticas e web
    Prado, Gilbertto
    In this 1998 text, the São Paulo writer and artist Gilbertto Prado observes that art experimentation has been multiplying incessantly during the 1980s and 1990s. He points out the artistic use of various new ways of producing, distributing and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111290

  • Exposição Manifesto
    In just a few pages, the Boletim Informativo put out by the Museu de Arte do Rio Grande do Sul (MARGS) in Porto Alegre provides an account of the Exposição Manifesto held at that museum on December 9 and 10, 1976. In conjunction with the exhibition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111013

  • Grupo de Bagé - I : "O importante hoje é fazer uma arte nacional" diz início do depoimento
    Nine texts published in the daily Correio do Povo during the month of September 1976 sum up eleven hours of recordings by the Grupo de Bagé (Carlos Scliar, Danúbio Gonçalves, Glauco Rodrigues, and Glênio Bianchett). All four artists, and Carlos [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111022

  • Imagemega
    Plaza, Julio
    This critical essay poem by Julio Plaza reviews a sequence of computer-processed images produced by José Wagner Garcia, based on a (Landsat 5) satellite image of Guarujá Beach on the coast of São Paulo. In Plaza’s opinion, the work is a metaphor [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111133

  • Introdução
    Sichel, Berta M.
    In her presentation of the art and technology section of the XVII São Paulo Biennial, curator Berta Sichel asserts that the show Novas Metáforas/Seis Alternativas would act as a sort of report on the most recent artistic uses of an array of media [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111373

  • Introduction
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    In his text presenting the special section on Mail art at the XVI São Paulo Biennial, Walter Zanini explains the reasons for including this art form in the event he curated. He asserts that Mail art played a central role in the dematerialization of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111291

  • Liliana Porter
    Barcellos, Vera Chaves; Asp, Carlos; Pasquetti, Carlos, 1948-; Dariano, Clovis, 1950-; Escobar, Jesus R. G; Álvares, Mara; Disconzi, Romanita, 1940-; Lanes, Telmo
    This is the thirteenth and last issue of Nervo Óptico. This one-page handbill includes a photograph taken by Liliana Porter, a work entitled the Ladder of fire. Porter used an image by the same title, which she clipped from an art book. After [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110925

  • Maria Tomaselli Cirne Lima
    Barcellos, Vera Chaves; Asp, Carlos; Pasquetti, Carlos, 1948-; Dariano, Clovis, 1950-; Escobar, Jesus R. G; Álvares, Mara; Disconzi, Romanita, 1940-; Lanes, Telmo
    This ninth issue of Nervo Óptico appeared as a bimonthly issue (as the previous one), almost as an exception to the regular monthly schedule. This issue shows a figurative drawing (pencil on paper) by Maria Tomaselli [Cirne Lima] from her 1977 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110921

  • Mundos virtuais e vidas artificiais
    Venturelli, Suzete
    The artist Suzete Venturelli discusses the different typologies of electronic art designed to create virtual environments that generate multi-sensory experiences. In her opinion, this new horizon in the field of artistic creativity radically [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111136

  • Ninguém mais sai
    Ramiro, Mario
    In the 1980s, during the cultural and commercial phenomenon called the “return to painting,” according to the multimedia artist Mário Ramiro, tech-based art was one of the few kinds of art that was still inspired by a spirit of experimentation [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111134

  • O vídeo em questão : a perspectiva de uma arte do vídeo como referência-chave para a representação
    Bambozzi, Lucas
    In this essay, artist and curator Lucas Bambozzi analyzes the development of video production from Brazil starting in the eighties. Bambozzi argues that although promising video artists emerged in Brazil in the late seventies, the eighties will be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111116

  • Origem e desenvolvimento da arte robótica
    Kac, Eduardo
    In this text, artist Eduardo Kac discusses the origin and role of “robotics” in contemporary art, which he argues must be considered in relation to video, performance, telecommunications art, and interactive installations. Though the first robots [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111127

  • Os sites de arte na rede internet
    Prado, Gilbertto
    In this text, São Paulo-based author and artist Gilbertto Prado reports on a project of art-related websites that engage, among other concepts, “space,” “architecture of construction,” “navigational structure,” “aesthetic composition [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111124

  • Outr(a)idade do mundo
    Santaella, Lucia
    Lucia Santaella discusses the psychic resistance and barriers that human beings create—at an individual or institutional and social level—against every technical innovation. In her opinion, in the Postmodern (and/or postindustrial, posthistoric) [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111104

  • Paisagem sobre paisagem "Cena de Cidade"
    Dariano, Clovis, 1950-
    This is the sixth issue of Nervo Óptico, which presents Clovis Dariano’s photographic work entitled “Landscape on Landscape: City Scene.” This is a landscape of an urban skyline (Porto Alegre, the capital of Rio Grande do Sul) observed from [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110918

  • Performance em telepresença : informação e comunicação na rede mundial de computadores
    Medeiros, Maria Beatriz de, 1955-
    In this text, Bia Medeiros observes that “telepresence” implies presence in real, or almost real, time which is measured by means of technology (video or computer). Medeiros explains that the form of telepresence that Corpos Informá [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111118

  • Pesquisa na fronteira de arte e tecnologia
    Litto, Fredric M. (Fredric Michael), 1939-
    In this article, Fredric M. Litto sounds a warning concerning the rigorous standards that should apply in the selection of projects for research that focus on the overlap between art and technology. He stresses that the arrival of the computer has [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111130

  • Poesia visual : reciclagem e inovação
    Menezes, Philadelpho, 1960-
    In this essay, the Brazilian poet Philadelpho Menezes pinpoints the origins of visual poetry, coining an expression to classify its forms, “intersign poetry.” He observes that visual poetry is not a synonym for “Concrete poetry,” even if that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111132

  • Primeiros tempos da arte / tecnologia no Brasil
    Zanini, Walter, 1925-
    In this text, critic Walter Zanini provides a context for the emergence of art influenced by electronic communication technologies in Brazil. He traces the origins of this sort of art to 1968, when painter and theorist Waldemar Cordeiro, in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111029

  • Rumo à imagem sintética
    Machado, Arlindo
    In this article, the author claims that the emergence of video art prompted a reversal of figurative expectations in the field of technical images. Heavily influenced by a Renaissance approach to visual expression (based on a monocular geometric [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111102

  • Tele-presença-ausência
    Vicente, Carlos Fadon
    In this essay, Carlos Fadon Vicente explores the concepts of “interactivity” and “telepresence” in the work of art, tracing back the etymology of the two terms to religious rites. In the author’s view, “telepresence” entails symbolic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111123

  • Telmo Lanes Clovias Dariano
    Barcellos, Vera Chaves; Asp, Carlos; Pasquetti, Carlos, 1948-; Dariano, Clovis, 1950-; Escobar, Jesus R. G; Álvares, Mara; Disconzi, Romanita, 1940-; Lanes, Telmo
    This twelfth issue of Nervo Óptico, which was published two months after the previous issue, presents a group photographic work created by Telmo Lanes and Clovis Dariano. Superimposed on a photograph of an empty chair, we see a photograph of the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110924

  • Utilizações artísticas de imagens em direto na world wide web
    Prado, Gilbertto; Donati, Luisa Paraguai
    The Brazilian artist Gilbertto Prado explains that the World Wide Web (WWW)—which has its own kind of interconnection and synchronicity—generates new technical possibilities of a participant/information/support nature. The internet provides an [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111125