Body, destruction and potency in White out, black in

  • Beatriz Furtado Universidade Federal do Ceará
  • Érico Oliveira de Araújo Lima Universidade Federal Fluminense
Keywords: Cinema, science fiction, body


This article discusses two stress fields. The first one regards the place of the body in philosophy from the dialogue with Nietzsche and Foucault. The second one comprehend the field of cinema, in which we propose a dialogue with White out, black in (2014), by Adirley Queirós, a film that shuffles bodies marked by police violence and that finds in the devices of science fiction a line of flight against the refuge of history. Between these two fields in dialogue – the thought of philosophy on the concept of body and the cinematographic work as artifice and strategy to documentary reports on resistance and fabling of the characters –, relations between memory and fiction, true and false arise


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Author Biographies

Beatriz Furtado, Universidade Federal do Ceará
Docente do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Comunicação e da graduação em Cinema e Audiovisual, da Universidade Federal do Ceará. Coordena o Laboratório de Estudos e Experimentações em Audiovisual (LEEA-UFC)
Érico Oliveira de Araújo Lima, Universidade Federal Fluminense
Doutorando do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Comunicação, da Universidade Federal Fliminense e Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle
How to Cite
Furtado, B., & Lima, Érico. (2016). Body, destruction and potency in White out, black in. MATRIZes, 10(1), 133-147.
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