Documento e discurso:sobre os inquéritos

Documento e discurso:sobre os inquéritos (à fotografia e ao território)

Lais Pereira



The exhibition “Surveys in the Territory: landscape and settlement” (Plataforma das Artes e da Criatividade, Guimarães, October 2015 – February 2016) brought together a series of photographs from projects of different kinds, dedicated to Portuguese territory: from the scientific expedition to Serra da Estrela in 1881, to the work of contemporary photographers such as Paulo Catrica, Válter Vinagre or André Príncipe (among others), and including a set of research projects from the middle of the 20th century that used photography as a method of recording their fieldwork (Orlando Ribeiro, Ethnology Studies Center, Survey of Regional Architecture). Considering the objects brought together in that context, this text seeks to ques-tion in what way did the diversification of the photographic practices that took place in contemporary Portugal have been related to the interest in contemplating, studying and thinking about the national territory.



history of photography, Portugal, surveys, exhibition.



< Práticas da História, nº 2 (2016)