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Vol. 13 No. 1 (2022): Young people, institutions and territories

Crying Jellyfish. Capicua at the Crossroads of Artistic Labour and Critical Pedagogies during the Pandemic

marzo 31, 2022


Our goal is to bring the artistic and scientific perspective into dialogue, linking them to a form of critical pedagogy. Our spokesperson is the researcher and rapper Ana Matos Fernandes, also known as Capicua. Through her writings, we were able to explain and understand the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on artistic, cultural and creative work and how those moments could make way to a form of critic0al pedagogy. Moreover, we propose to overcome the conventional barriers between the social sciences, which tend to be perceived as being the fruit of an arbitrary nature and a product of scholastic reproduction. We also argue that one of the main errors of the social sciences today concerns the uncontrolled relationship maintained by the researcher with the object of study, ignoring everything that the vision of the object gives to the researcher within the social space and within the scientific field itself.


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