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Beyond Technology, there Stands Magic

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Author(s): Lúcia Fernandes Lobato

Journal: Revista Brasileira de Estudos da Presença
ISSN 2237-2660

Volume: 3;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 633;
Date: 2013;
Original page

Keywords: Technology | Magic | Cross-Disciplinarity | Dance | Video

ABSTRACT
This article shows evidence that despite the prominent influences of the technological revolution and the spectacular panoramas on the contemporary world, magic seems to stand beyond technology. To support this hypothesis, the author investigates the images on the cinema, pointing out that to discover magic in a film, for instance, it is necessary to recognize its subjective structures disguised in the objectivity of the screen. Finally, the author indicates that in the field of image production, dance films that are created out of a cross-disciplinary effort are another by product of the fusion between art and video, born out of technological advancements.
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