Memória recapturada: imagens de uma comunidade

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The present text deals with the conception and production of an exhibition based on the problem of the photographic image and the importance of studying the negative and the retouching work for the thorough knowledge of that image. Dedicated to portrait photography and the work in a photographic studio, it focusses on the archive of Foto-Carvalho, a photography studio in operation in Estremoz from1936 until c2000; the exhibition reveals the complexity of the construction of the photographic image. The city was involved in its organization, and a performative dimension was added to the academic research, corresponding to the current trends in research and diversifying its results.
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)125-139
Number of pages15
JournalArtis on
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 26 Dec 2019


  • Photographic image
  • Participation
  • Portrait
  • Retouching
  • Foto-Carvalho

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