PERCEBER O OLHAR E A OBRA DE SEBASTIÃO SALGADO

Renata Barboza Carvalho, Elcie F. Salzano Masini

Abstract


Western philosophy since its foundation has been discussing the enigma of seeing. For ages, the philosophical approach to the act of seeing influenced artists, scientists and thinkers. This article intends to discuss the trajectory of the theories about the looking at things in philosophy in connection with the perception of reality in the photojournalism, of the Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado. This paper analysis the criticism of Salgado's work from the point of view of Merleau – Ponty`s “Phenomenology of Perception.”

 

Index Terms - Look, Perception, Photography, Sebastião Salgado.


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