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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Constructing Images And Territories: Thinking On The Visuality And Materiality Of Remote Sensing
Author: Monteiro
Abstract: This article offers a reflection on the question of the image in science, thinking about how visual practices contribute towards the construction of knowledge and territories. The growing centrality of the visual in current scientific practices shows the need for reflection that goes beyond the image. The object of discussion will be the scientific images used in the monitoring and visualization of territory. The article looks into the relations between visuality and a number of other factors: the researchers that construct it; the infrastructure involved in the construction; and the institutions and policies that monitor the territory. It is argued that such image-relations do not just visualize but help to construct the territory based on specific forms. Exploring this process makes it possible to develop a more complex understanding of the forms through which sciences and technology help to construct realities.
Subject: Brazilian Amazon
Citation: Constructing Images And Territories: Thinking On The Visuality And Materiality Of Remote Sensing. Fundaco Oswaldo Cruz, v. 22, p. 577-591 APR-JUN-2015.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S0104-59702015000200006
Date Issue: 2015
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