In addition to the teaching staff listed below, the course will include a significant number of professional and academic guests recognised in the field of Sound Art.
Faculty: André Rangel, Eduarda Neves, Hugo Paquete, Jaime Reis, João Cruz, Jorge Miguel Santos, Luis Antunes Pena e Maite Camacho.
João José Gonçalves de Barros Cruz
Invited Assistant Professor
João Cruz. Bachelor Degree in Communication Design (1993), Masters in Multimedia Art (2003) and PhD in Art & Design (2011) from the School of Fine Arts at the University of Porto.
Lecturer of design and media studies for the Bachelor, Master and PhD programmes at the School of Fine Arts at the University of Porto (1999–2017). Member of ID+ Unexpected Media Research Group (2007–2017). Editor and co-founder of media-label Crónica Electrónica (http://cronicaelectronica.org) (2002–2010). Co-founder and co-creative director of Colönia Design Studio, Store & Micro-Gallery (2009–2014). Currently director of Mountain Superstudio™ (http://mountainsuperstudio.com) (2017), a design studio specialising in art direction, editorial design, branding and video with a focus on Portuguese fashion.
Jorge Miguel Santos
Theater and Cinema
Studied in ESAP Porto from 1995-1998 and 2001-2002 completing the Degrees in "Cine-Video" and "Arte e Comunicação". He also studied Sound Studies in ESCAC, Barcelona (1998-2001).
He is a Lecturer at ESAP since 2001, Porto, and Guimarães (2008-2012).
Lecturer at Instituto Multimédia since 2001, Porto.
Founder of Ourafilmes (Audio, Film and Video Production) in 1997 and Speaker Blower Records in 2007.
Sound Design, Recorder, Editor, Mixer and/or Post-Production of dozens of short/medium/long films in Portugal and Spain since 1999.
Creator of VST instruments and effects since 2005.
Recorder and Producer of Music/Sound as Dr. Speaker Blower since 1998.
Maria Eduarda Dias Neves
Theory and History
Academic Director of ESAP | Member of the Scientific Council
Arnaldo Araújo Studies Center (CEAA): Member of the Board | Research Group Critical Art and Studies - Responsible Researcher
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Eduarda Neves is a professor of contemporary art theory and criticism, an area in which she has published various articles and books. She is also an independent curator. Her research and curatorial activity interweaves the fields of art, philosophy and politics. Since February 2019 she has collaborated on the journal “Contemporânea”. Her most recent books are: O Auto-retrato. Fotografia e Subjectivação. Lisboa: Ed. Palimpsesto | Ceaa, 2016 [shortlisted for the Pen Club award in the category of Essay, 2017] and in 2020, Nem-Isto-Nem-Aquilo. In 2021, 35 Degrees Celsius. Essays on contemporary art, from the same publisher. She is preparing publication of her next book Bestiaries. In other words, contemporary art.(2022) She holds a degree in Philosophy and a PhD in Aesthetics and is an Assistant Professor at ESAP. She has been researcher in charge of the research group Art and Critical Studies at CEAA since 2013. For the two year period 2019-2020, she has been a member of the Commission for the Acquisition of Contemporary Art for the Portuguese State’s collection. In 2021 she was a member of the Commission for Acquisition of Contemporary Art to the Porto Municipal Collection. Guest editor of #7 Contemporânea journal— Fotografia/Photography. (bilingual ed) December, 2021. She is currently director of the Escola Superior Artística do Porto - ESAP. + info