The spectacle of visual culture

  • Charles Garoian 0000-0002-9907-6755
  • Yvonne Gaudelius 0000-0001-7699-314X
  • Graziela Pozzatti
  • Jociele Lampert
Keywords: Art/Education, Visual Culture, Spectacle, Society


 This article intends to discuss the process of defining pedagogical and curricular practices in the Art/Education field to enable students to expose, ex­amine and criticize the immutable and essential codes of mass-mediated systems and, for that, conceptualize visual culture as a spectacle. Understands the image as a product of social relations, which teach us what and how to see and think. The pedagogy of the visual culture spectacle is divided in the article first as an omnipresent form of representation and second as a democratic form of practice.


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Author Biographies

Charles Garoian, 0000-0002-9907-6755

É bacharel e mestre em Arte pela Universidade do Estado da Ca­lifórnia e doutor em Educação pela Uni­versidade de Stanford. Ele tem performa­do, ensinado e conduzido workshops em festivais, galerias, museus e universida­des nos Estados Unidos e internacional­mente. Com base nas estratégias críticas de arte performática, seu ensino foca no processo de fazer arte de forma explora­tória, experimental e improvisativa para cursos de estúdio de arte e de arte e edu­cação.

Yvonne Gaudelius, 0000-0001-7699-314X

É vice-presidente assistente e reitora associada dos cursos de graduação da Universidade do Estado da Pensilvânia – Academia de Artes e Ar­quitetura. Também é professora de Arte/ Educação e de estudos femininos.


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How to Cite
Garoian, C. ., Gaudelius, Y., Pozzatti, G. ., & Lampert, J. (2020). The spectacle of visual culture. DAT Journal, 5(2), 222-238.