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04
June
2014

Hear Every Voice

Stephen Ogumah

Visual Sociology Class in Action

Hear Every Voice: NYC and the National Park Service, documentary by Stephen Ogumah was created in summer of 2009. This film documents a civic engagement project produced in partnership with Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and Gateway National Recreation Area, a unit of the National Park Service.

13
January
2014

Exploring Society Visually

John Grady

A collection of fifteen visual essays and slideshows prepared for three textbook in introductory sociology for W.W. Norton.

02
January
2014

Image and Society

Yannis Skarpelos

Image and Society

Vision is the sense that constantly lures us to the world. This is why philosophers condemned vision as prone to illusion. Constant and obvious, image is something out of thought, unless mechanically created. Still, we still doubt about its honesty, authenticity, and the truth of its obviousness.

16
December
2013

Symbology of Interculturalism. Urban Performance.

Joyce E. Sanchez

Constructing knowledge in the public space.

Symbology of Interculturalism is a performance that takes place in the city of Guayaquil in an attempt to construct knowledge together with its people.

The performance is supported by Intercultural Cardboard Press, Community Art Practices Lab with the intention  to conduct interdisciplinary research upon interculturalism as  a research topic.

The research strives to answer questions: How people in Guayaquil learn about interculturality? Is it possible to assimilate  through images related concepts to interculturalism?

The research answers these questions in the text Ethnology of an Urban Pedagogy of Interdisciplinary Art. Promoting a Social Didactic in the city.

The research tries to make visible the connections between art and social pedagogy.

In order to achieve our research goals we have engaged our  work to  ethnography and visual methodologies.  And definitely taking  art to an interdisciplinary field engaging its practices to social processes, cultural and artistic management.

24
November
2013

Why We Should Take Advertisements Seriously

John Grady

Why We Should Take Advertisements Seriously

Advertisements are important social and cultural documents. A representative sample often reflects a society’s concerns and values as accurately as well-executed surveys do. But how is this possible? 

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