Revelación del cuerpo : la elocuencia del gesto / Adriana Guzmán.

Guzmán, Adriana [Browse]
Primera edición.
México, D.F. : Secretaría de Cultura : Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, 2016.
401 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


Summary note
There are three themes that are mainly addressed in this research: the body, the gesture and, from the perspective of these two, the arts; In particular, figurative plastic art and dance. It is a conjunction of knowledge from very, diverse disciplines to understand the body and to know its very varied ways of being, expressing and representing. Closely connected with each other, all have been approached from a central question that gave guideline and has been the common thread: what is the body? Throughout this work it is established that the body is a construction so it is considered, in relation to the subject, the experience and the culture, which endows the body with the object of study. The cognoscent subject and the known object are merged - the body thinks itself, since the gesture is what is open to the look, the anthropological gaze -, the gesture is analyzed that is the most basic of the mechanisms a Through which the world is apprehended, within which the processes of perception are engendered. Long before the word, man becomes aware of himself and his environment thanks to the body, capable of learning by gestural mimesis both the environment and the expression. In addition, since bodies and their gestures are always in situation, it is necessary to make a map of the body that allows reading from their different ways of being.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-397).
Umbral : revelación del cuerpo -- Introducción -- El cuerpo ... siempre el cuerpo -- Del cuerpo y la cultura o del cuerpo en la cultura -- Del cuerpo que es sujeto s somos cuerpo -- Del cuerpo que es movimiento -- De la experiencia del teimpo y el espacio -- El gesto ... siempre el gesto -- Del gesto -- La gestualidad como sitema -- Del solor -- Del gesto en la pintura -- La elocuencia del gesto : del dolor en la pintura -- La danza ... siempre la danza.
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