Research Affiliate

PhD student, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Station Digital Memory: new relationships between information and social memory in Contemporaneity

The relationships between information and social memory are being redefined in contemporary, depending on a number of circumstances of historical-cultural nature, as indicated by different authors and area studies. The reflection that we propose on the relationship between information and memory in contemporary aims, therefore, to think systematically the status of the links between the flow and stay in cyberculture, once it emerges and is characterized by increasing acceleration of production, circulation and receipt of information, while, by increasing difficulties with your selection, processing and settlement, vital categories of meaning processes. In this aspect, the object of this thesis is the study of the relationships between information and social memory, from the development of a Memory Station in Paraisopolis community in the city of São Paulo, formed by slum that currently houses over 80,000 residents in the Morumbi neighborhood, one of the most privileged of the city and at the same time, which is home to the second largest slum in Sao Paulo State.