The Master of Visual Arts Program at the Federal University of Pelotas seeks to educate artists, art educators and professionals who wish to focus on researching and developing projects and actions in the area of the Visual Arts.
Area of Concentration: Contemporary Art
Critical reflection on art production relating to contemporary contexts, addressing artistic, educational and sociocultural dimensions of these processes. Research and analysis of the uses and meanings involved in narratives and pedagogical practices, in the discourses and paths of contemporary art .
The Program has two main lines of research:
a) Art Teaching and Aesthetic Education
Studies dealing with teaching art related to the proposition of aesthetic experiences, as well as new interdisciplinary approaches to pedagogical practices, in formal and non-formal education. Aesthetic education mediated by the relations between everyday life and social and cultural contexts .
Lúcia Bergamaschi Costa Weymar
Mirela Ribeiro Meira
Nádia da Cruz Senna
Úrsula Rosa da Silva
Carlos Alberto Santos (collaborator)
b) Creative processes and Poetics of the Everyday
Investigations about the conception of, the making of and doing art (poetic and processual dimensions of the artwork) materiality and visuality, processes of forming, creating, mediating and reception in visual poetics and contemporary artistic phenomenon, relating to contemporary cultural and everyday contexts.
Alice Jean Monsell
Angela Raffin Pohlmann
Eduarda Azevedo Gonçalves
Renata Azevedo Requião
Flávio Roberto Gonçalves (collaborator)