Como representar a revolução? Comentário da escultura Monumento ao 25 de Abril, de João Cutileiro, e do filme Linha Vermelha, de José Filipe Costa

Como representar a revolução? Comentário da escultura Monumento ao 25 de Abril, de João Cutileiro, e do filme Linha Vermelha, de José Filipe Costa

Tiago Baptista

 

Abstract:

This paper compares the sculpture Monument to the 25th of April (João Cutileiro, 1997) to some scenes of the documentary Red Line (José Filipe Costa, 2011) with the purpose of discussing the problems relating to the artistic representation of the Portuguese revolution of 1974. The comparative analysis of the two works suggests that the accurate representation of the open and undecided character of the revolutionary process is only possible if the conditions of possibility of artistic representation are also challenged. The concepts of monument and
film enunciation are central to the analyses of both works and to the text’s overall argument.

 

Keywords:

Film enunciation, Monument, José Filipe Costa, João Cutileiro and Revolution.

 


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