Migrant images: aesthetic imagination in experiences of displacement

Monica Toledo Silva
2021 Linguistic Frontiers  
This paper addresses the migration theme as an embodied experience performed by myself in two installation pieces, which serve as examples to explore the notions of displacement and territory in phenomenology and semiotic of culture points of view. A mode of performed narrative within moving images attempts to imagine other existences, through cognition and body studies. Presence and politics in ageless aesthetic forms amplify a performativity experience in body and image, related to Greek
more » ... nic sites and Brazilian countryside landscapes. How do the visual arts act as both a reenactment of a continuous present through affected sites and a dramaturgy of the moving image, through a migrant body in continuous creation of belonging in unknown lands and seas?
doi:10.2478/lf-2021-0011 fatcat:5vdislt37beqnattousgk6oexe