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Shifting Horizons: Urban Space and Social Difference in Contemporary Brazilian Documentary and Photography

Shifting Horizons: Urban Space and Social Difference in Contemporary Brazilian Documentary and Photography (Paperback)

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Drawing on the challenges of urban expansion and increasing population density facing contemporary Brazil, Shifting Horizons is an interdisciplinary investigation of the treatment of social difference in documentary film and photography and its potential to effect social and political change.

Explores the Brazilian documentary tradition of conscientizacao, alongside new movements such as inclusao visual, introducing the voices of a range of innovative and highly contemporary artists, filmmakers, and cultural commentatorsDiscusses traditionally marginalized urban spaces using the concepts of inequality, segregation, integration, and relationalityBridges the domains of film and photography and brings greater awareness to Brazilian cultural outputHighlights new ways in which today s social documentary practice and production can inspire social and cultural transformation, in Brazil and around the world

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsUrban communitiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologyScience & MathematicsGeography Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc Publication Date: 17/07/2017 ISBN-13: 9781119328551  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Alice Allen is a specialist in contemporary Brazilian visual culture with a background in Modern European languages, and a documentary Producer. She has worked in the British broadcasting industry since 2013 on domestic and international productions for the BBC and Channel 4, including BAFTA-winning My Son the Jihadi and Stacey Dooley s Sex in Strange Places: Brazil. She is a founding member of Watersprite Film Festival in Cambridge, which she co-directed in 2011, celebrating the best of international student short film.

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