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  1. Fernández Gibellini, Laura 1
  2. Horcajada González, Ricardo 1
  1. 1 Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Facultad de Bellas Artes. Departamento de Dibujo y Grabado.
Journal:
Drawing: Research, Theory, Practice

ISSN: 2057-0384 2057-0392

Year of publication: 2022

Volume: 7

Issue: 1

Pages: 125-137

Type: Article

DOI: 10.1386/DRTP_00083_1 GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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Sustainable development goals

Abstract

Through analysis and codification of some images created by a 2-year-old child, the authors discuss the performative aspect of drawing as an embodied form of thinking that creates cognitive objects rather than images. We consider an enactive form of knowledge, based on the idea that the practitioner learns and understands while doing, while executing a movement. The ‘objects’ that are obtained in such process, which are constitutive of any graphic practice, would also need the totality of the body for its understanding.

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