Ritualidade da arte: performatividade da memória

Translated title of the contribution: Rituality of art: performativity of memory

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Starting from a definition of art as event, its specific modality of being is explored establishing a relationship with the modality of the rite, as an event of gratuity, in overcoming necessity and utility. The content of articulated in the work. This sense makes present, in the same movement, a past made memory, articulating in this way a sense that makes possible personal and collective identities. Art thus lives from a movement of redemptive memory, which makes present, in a corporeal way, an event that can be considered ritual. Hence the omnipresence, in history and today, of art in the rite and of the rite in art. the artistic ritual is oriented towards a sense that is
Translated title of the contributionRituality of art: performativity of memory
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)11-30
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018


  • Art
  • Aesthetics
  • Ritual
  • Memory
  • Performativity


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