S.1 EP.10 – “FASHION” | WHAT WOULD THE WORLD BE WITHOUT?

Fashion is an omnipresent art. It is in clothing, decoration, behavior and everything that permeates human life in society. In english the term originates in the latin factio, which means mode, way or behavior. The first fashion record as a synonym for trend in the way of dressing only appeared in the seventeenth century in France. The bourgeoisie, which started to accumulate more money, wanted to get closer to the nobility and then copied their fabrics and way of behaving. Royalty, on the other hand, did not accept this approach very…

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S.1 EP.9 – “ARCHITECTURE” | WHAT WOULD THE WORLD BE WITHOUT?

Among the various artistic areas of humanity we find architecture. Its name has Greek origin: arché (first or main) and tékton (construction). It brings a mix of art and science when designing functional buildings that are also inspired by aesthetics and harmony of proportions. Directly linked to human evolution, architecture came into existence to protect human beings from predators and natural phenomena. As civilizations settled down, architecture was developing and gaining new roles, such as interconnecting cities, transporting groceries, consolidating religious beliefs, and even evolving aesthetic sense and contemporary trends.…

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S.1 EP.8 – “SCULPTURE” | WHAT WOULD THE WORLD BE WITHOUT?

Sculpture is considered the third of the classical arts. It arose in prehistory and underwent many technical and language movements throughout the history of mankind. Classical Greece is the cradle of the sculpture, which emerged in sec. 10 BC, being copied forth by the Romans. The initial intention was the imitation of nature and the human body through three-dimensional objects. From this, it evolved like art, adding other aspects as the abstract attention, philosophical questions and usefulness furniture. In ancient times, the most used materials were stone, wood and bronze.…

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S.1 EP.7 – “LITERATURE” | WHAT WOULD THE WORLD BE WITHOUT?

Literature arose in the early days of mankind, and manifested itself primarily in oral form when writing was still unknown. Today we can say that what distinguishes a literary text from a non-literary text is its main objective and its language. A literary text is a form of artistic expression that demonstrates reality through the subjective look of the author, using a poetic, lyrical language. Being linked directly to art depends on the imagination of the artist expressing himself using his personal emotions and his own values or the object…

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S.1 EP.6 – “PAINTING” | WHAT WOULD THE WORLD BE WITHOUT?

Painting as well as dancing is one of the oldest known arts. It emerged in prehistory and had the important function to register dangerous situations. The labels were made with the hands, using fruits, insects and other pigments extracted from the nature, as ink. As time went by, the painting developed as a technique, gaining specific tools. The registration function has remained as a very important thing until the invention of photography in the nineteenth century. From then on, it was gaining increasingly strong status of art. Even today, it…

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S.1 EP.5 – “PERFORMING ARTS” | WHAT WOULD THE WORLD BE WITHOUT?

Dance is the art of body movement. And just like the other arts is a form of expression. It can be a form of communication where feelings are expressed, knowledge is acquired, used as therapy or as leisure, performed simply for pleasure. It arose in prehistory and was practiced on several occasions, in moments of joy or in moments of sadness and, also, in tribute to Mother Nature. It is a very complete art for uniting artistic elements like music, theater, painting, sculpture, fashion, and today, even cinema. It is…

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S.1 EP.4 – “CINEMA” | WHAT WOULD THE WORLD BE WITHOUT?

Cinema is of the arts that hold a greater power of communication and transformation, among those that exist, since it is undeniable that through it we can know different cultures and peoples, innumerable realities present or of distant times. There are countless works carried out around the world that end up influencing the intellectual formation of much of the humanity that watches them. In the making of a cinematographic work we find a set of arts (literature, photography, painting, music, performing arts …) that by uniting in a way so…

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S.1 EP.3 – “DIGITAL ARTS” | WHAT WOULD THE WORLD BE WITHOUT?

Defining digital art is almost as challenging as defining art in general. Throughout history, artists have used a variety of techniques available to express their worldview. And with the invention of new technologies, a range of huge possibilities and tools opened to the artistic universe. It’s interesting to observe that an artist is never just the technique he uses in his works. Musicians may wish to draw sounds from different objects; painters may want to add elements that contribute to the communication of the work, in addition to the ink…

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S.1 EP.2 – “PHOTOGRAPHY” | WHAT WOULD THE WORLD BE WITHOUT?

Accepting photography as an art, by artists or art galleries, or by the public in general was not easy, in the past. Photographers were considered by painters and other artists to be “coarse, meddlesome, devoid of any artistic ability.” But over time this statement revealed how deceived they were and photography was gradually perceived as a form of expression and could be entirely subjective. Today photography has several purposes and is accessible to anyone who wants to capture moments and memories of holidays, family or friends. In this way we…

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S.1 EP.1 – “MUSIC” | WHAT WOULD THE WORLD BE WITHOUT?

‘Music‘ was the art chosen for the great premiere of the series “What would the world be without?” for being one of the most ancestors and one that probably exerts a greater influence on all humanity! And to treat the subject we could count on an illustrious presence! We went to Portugal, where we invited Zé Manel (Darko), one of the youngest and most promising authors of his generation, to talk about the existence of music.   About Darko A multi-faceted artist, Zé Manel, besides a great musician, demonstrates that his…

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