ALFONSI, Daniela; AZEVENDO, Clara. “Musealizing football: the Brazilian Football Reference Center”. in: Vibrant – Virtual Brazilian Anthropology, v. 10, n. 1. January to June 2013. Brasília, ABA. Available at http://www.vibrant.org.br/issues/v10n1/daniela-alfonsi-clara-azevedo-musealizing-football/
This article presents the work conducted at the Reference Center for Brazilian Football (São Paulo), focusing on methodological aspects of information gathering and the transfer of data to a computerized database. By using an ethnographic method to discover archives and register memories and references related to football practices, the project allows reflecting on the limits and potential of ethnography for the museological work of preservation and promotion of archives.
Keywords: Ethnography; Museums; Cultural References; Football Museum.