Arquivos Brasileiros de Psicologia
versão ISSN 1809-5267
PINHEIRO, Francisco Pablo e COLACO, Veriana Rodrigues. Drama and community psychology: a study of the processes of symbolic mediation. Arq. bras. psicol. [online]. 2010, vol.62, n.2, pp. 78-90. ISSN 1809-5267.
This research investigates the processes of symbolic mediations by means of drama techniques in interventions of Community Psychology, aiming to understand and articulate theoretically drama and questions related to art and playing. The psychic functioning was understood from Historical Cultural Theory. This empirical study was conducted from an intervention in Community Psychology with a group of youngsters from an NGO in Fortaleza, Ceará. The intervention situation analyzed was filmed. The analysis procedure was taken as constructive, interpretative intending to produce evidences that allowed to trace nexus of intelligibility facing the phenomena studied. The results appoint to the constructions made possible from drama, understanding that drama may objectify not only an individual experience, but also represents a way of life passed through the place history and the social interactions established, as well as it opens space for a new elaboration of the experience as a creator act.
Palavras-chave : Community Psychology; Drama; Art; Playing; Symbolic Mediation.