Alan Salvadó

Alan Salvadó
University Pompeu Fabra | UPF · Department of Communication

PhD in Social Communication

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One of the manifestations of collapsology in contemporary visual culture can be found in the apocalyptic visions of mainstream media, based on spectacle of nature. However, it is also possible to find alternative visions that reveal the complexity of the relationships that human beings establish with the planet, perspectives that could help reverse...
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Una de las manifestaciones de la colapsología en el seno de la cultura visual contemporánea son las visiones apocalípticas basadas en la espectacularidad de la naturaleza. Sin embargo, podemos encontrar propuestas alternativas que muestran la complejidad de las relaciones que el ser humano establece con el planeta y que podrían ayudar a revertir la...
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Una de las manifestaciones de la colapsología en el seno de la cultura visual contemporánea son las visiones apocalípticas basadas en la espectacularidad de la naturaleza. Sin embargo, podemos encontrar propuestas alternativas que muestran la complejidad de las relaciones que el ser humano establece con el planeta y que podrían ayudar a revertir la...
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In the evolution towards virtualisation, numerous visual devices have used the landscape motif as a tool for experimenting with the viewer’s gaze. From the landscape paintings of the 17th century to most of the pre-cinematic viewing devices of the 19th century, and finally to the use of superimposition in 20th century cinema prior to the digital ag...
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En el camino hacia la virtualización, múltiples dispositivos de visión han utilizado el motivo del paisaje como herramienta para experimentar con la mirada del observador. Desde las pinturas de paisaje del siglo XVII, pasando por gran parte de los aparatos visuales pre-cinematográficos del siglo XIX, hasta llegar a las sobreimpresiones cinematográf...
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The following article comes as a result of a Spanish Ministry R&D funded project entitled “Virtual Worlds in Early Cinema: Devices, Aesthetics and Audiences”. Our starting hypothesis is that some of the central ideas that define the metaverse’s virtual imaginary can be found in some of the visual devices and apparatuses from the 17 th to the early...
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In the last few years, affect has entered the field of politics through both the media and political actors themselves. This article is based on the hypothesis that the images of affect that illustrate contemporary political narratives in the media reflect different visual motifs which are linked to an iconographic tradition that began in the art w...
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Information and Communication Technology (ICT) are key elements in the educational process of teens. Consequently, efforts should be made to integrate ICT into educational plans and policies. Based on this premise, HEBE has been launched-a study on youth empowerment that was funded KEYWORDS empowerment ICT i-docs youth ethnography transmedia storyt...
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Este artículo analiza una forma de transmisión iconográfica que se origina en una fuente artística del pasado, el bodegón manierista y barroco, que es readaptado y reformulado por las fuerzas de seguridad para transmitir un mensaje comunicativo de gran impacto: los objetos decomisados en una redada policial son presentados con una forma artística,...
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How is power represented in politics? From the cinematographic fictions of Abraham Lincoln to photographs of politicians such as Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, or Vladimir Putin that have adorned the covers of national and international newspapers, the image of the walking leader has established itself as one of the most recurrent iconographies in th...
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En el campo de la pedagogía, la co-producción de conocimiento entre las comunidades académicas y no-académicas es un reto que debemos abordar si queremos que las investigaciones tengan sentido y sean relevantes en un contexto social cada vez más complejo.
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The visual motive of the surveillance and control room constitutes an invention born with the cinematographic technology itself. Through an exploration of the different configurations of the motif both in the cinema and in contemporary television fiction, this article explores the centrality of this motif in any attempt to define the contemporary i...
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How is power represented in politics? From the cinematographic fictions of Abraham Lincoln to photographs of politicians such as Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, or Vladimir Putin that have adorned the covers of national and international newspapers, the image of the walking leader has established itself as one of the most recurrent iconographies in th...
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The short film Zepo – an allegory of bewilderment, cruelty, horror and deceit – uses abstraction and the metaphor of silence to reveal the latent historical memory surrounding the Spanish Civil War (1936–39) and subsequent dictatorship (1939–75).
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El webdoc es un género audiovisual que abre nuevas posibilidades tanto para la investigación del empoderamiento juvenil en el seno de la academia, como por el diseño de metodologías participativas que favorezcan los procesos de empoderamiento de los jóvenes en la sociedad. El Proyecto-HEBE que describimos en este artículo se presenta como un caso p...
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Throughout history of painting, the representation of landscape has been considered a laboratory for the human gaze on the world. The First World War and its new approach to the battlefield altered deeply the classical forms of representation, and replaced them with a mechanised and fragmentary vision, which was related with the development of phot...
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El atlas y el mapa son, seguramente, las formas visuales que más se acercan a las dos características que definen el paisaje cinematográ- fico desde sus inicios: el découpage (la fragmentación y yuxtaposi- ción de distintos planos cinematográficos) y la imagen-movimiento1. Como trataremos de argumentar en este texto, découpage e imagen- movimiento...
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The Occidental conception of the landscape –that has been closely linked to its pictorialrepresentation- has tended to create an imaginary of the unity and the immobility. Itconditioned an important part of the aesthetic refections regarding the landscape. Theaim of this thesis is to consider the principles for an aesthetic of the film landscape,wh...

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