The Visual Arts post-graduate programme (PPGAV)

 

The Visual Arts post-graduate programme (PPGAV) at Rio de Janeiro Federal University’s School of Fine Arts regularly offers Masters and Doctoral courses in the Visual Arts. The programme is part of Brazil’s Postgraduate National System and is certified by CAPES/MEC.

PPGAV’s aim is to train researchers, teachers and highly qualified professionals within the visual arts. It also aims to promote critical, theoretical and methodological thought in the field of theory and artistic practice, promote scientific and artistic production and its dissemination, encourage cooperative practices and academic exchanges in teaching and research.

PPGAV’s main field of activity is teaching and research in the area of visual arts’ knowledge.

The programme’s research is organised into two main areas, each with two lines of research.

In the CAPES assessment for the 2010/2013 triennium, PPGAV was awarded concept 6.


Master´s Program in Design (PPGD)

 

The PPGD/UFRJ - Master´s Program in Design of Federal Universtity of Rio de Janeiro - was recognized and recommended by CAPES, at the 164th Meeting of the CTC-ES, on June 3, 2016, is part of the National Graduate System and is accredited by CAPES / MEC. The program offers annual vacancies for admission to the Master's Degree in Design, with a theoretical-practical approach.

PPGD offers a core set of disciplines based on the malleability and density of research methodologies in "Visual Design" as a concentration area.

We want our Master's students to develop a critical sense allied to a conceptual basis that will make them the creators of solutions within their research proposals guided by the lines of research in "Image, Technology and Design" or "Design and Culture".

The course aims to qualify academics and professionals in design in the interdisciplinary scope with mastery of theoretical-practical tools applied to projects that contribute to the development of researches in the cultural, social and technological scope.


THE ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS IN RIO DE JANEIRO

 

 

THE ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS IN RIO DE JANEIRO AND ITS ROLE ON THE

FORMATION OF NATIONAL IDENTITYIN BRAZIL*

 

*Published in: 1810 - 1910 - 2010 Independencias dependentes / Kun​st und nationale Identitäten in Lateinamerika. Frankfurt: Vervuert Verlag, 2016. p. 203-214.