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Performance arts, public space, and early childhood

Suzana Schmidt Viganó1*
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1 Department of Performing Arts, School of Arts and Communications, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Submitted: 23 August 2023 | Accepted: 14 October 2023 | Published: 15 November 2023
© 2023 by the Author(s). Licensee AccScience Publishing, Singapore. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution -Noncommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0) ( )

This article delves into the role of esthetic experience in multidimensional early childhood development and the revitalization of public spaces as intergenerational convivial experiences. To this end, it examines the artistic action EmQuanta, which was carried out in squares and parks in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, after the covid-19 pandemic. Dialogues are established with authors in the fields of esthetics, performance, art education, and public policies to reflect on the contribution of the performing arts to the esthetic experience during early childhood, intergenerational coexistence, and the reinvention of the uses of public space, in contact with the vital power of green spaces within the city. The analysis reveals that the artistic action in question contributes to the implementation of public policies for early childhood in São Paulo by creating leisure spaces dedicated to this demographic, fostering a qualified convivial experience, and contributing to child development through an esthetic experience focused on the unique needs of early childhood.

Esthetic experience
Early childhood
Performance arts
Cultural policies
Municipal Department of Culture, São Paulo, Brazil
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