Faculty

The Faculty of Visual Arts - Photography includes, in addition to the teachers, a significant group of invited lecturers of recognized experience as well as academic and / or professional merit in the field of contemporary art, such as artists, curators, critics and researchers:

ALBERTO SAMANIEGO – AMARANTE ABRAMOVICI – ANA RITO – ANDRÉ ALVES – ANTÓNIO PRETO – CATARINA ROSENDO – CELESTE CERQUEIRA – CRISTINA SUSIGAN – DANIEL MOREIRA E RITA CASTRO NEVES – DANIELA ANGELUCCI – DENISE POLLINI – DIOGO TUDELA – GRACE SHWIDNT – JOANA CUNHA LEAL – JOANA MACHADO – JOÃO FONTE SANTA – JOÃO TABARRA – JOSÉ MAÇÃS DE CARVALHO – JOSÉ MAIA – LOURENÇO SANDOVAL – LUÍS LIMA – LUÍSA PINTO – MARCUS STEINWEG – MARIANA PINTO DOS SANTOS – NAYA YAKOUMAKI – NUNO MALHEIRO - NUNO RAMALHO – PAULO ALEXANDRE CASTRO – PEDRO FARO – REGINA GUIMARÃES – RITA ROQUE – SÉRGIO LEITÃO – SILVESTRE PESTANA – TALES FREY – TAMARA BRINGAS – TIAGO AFONSO SARA & ANDRÉ

 


Full Name
Alexandra Trevisan da Silveira Pacheco

Professional Name
Alexandra Trevisan

Department
Theory and History

Category
Assistant Professor

Acdemic Roles
Coordinator of the Autonomous Section of Theory and History | Vice-President of the Scientific Council | Member of the General Council

Research Units
Center for Arnaldo Araújo Studies (CEAA): Member of the Board | Member of the Founders Council | Research Group Architecture Studies - Integrated Researcher

Current Projects
MODSCAPES - Modernist Reinventions of Rural Landscape (HERA.15.097) - Researcher | Religious Areas from the Photographic Register (ESAP / 2015 / P20 / SATH) - Responsible Researcher

Email
alexandra.trevisan@esap.pt

ORCID
0000-0003-4538-9358

Webpages(s)
https://esap-porto.academia.edu/AlexandraTrevisan

Curriculum DeGois
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Curriculum

Bachelor and Master in History of Art by the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto. Doctorate in Architecture (Program Problems of Architecture and modern city: theory, history, projects) by ETSA of the University of Valladolid. She has been a professor at ESAP since 1986. She is Coordinator of the Autonomous Section of Theory and History and Vice-President of the Scientific Council of ESAP. He has been developing research in the field of Theory and History of Architecture and History of Photography, and it is worth mentioning the participation in two completed FCT projects: Photography, Modern Architecture and the "Oporto School": Interpretations around the Teófilo Rego Archive (2013-2015) as responsible researcher, and Modernismos do Sul (2014-2015), as a member of the research team.

Full Name
Anselmo Neto Ferreira Canha

Professional Name
Anselmo Canha

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Assistant Professor

Acdemic Roles
Direcção do curso de Design de Comunicação | Membro do Gabinete de Comunicação - ESAP | Membro do Conselho Científico - ESAP

Research Units
ID + Institute for Research in Design, Media and Culture

Current Projects
PhD final thesis | A Regeneration Geometry. Contributions of experimental creation to the common space. Case studies in the city of Porto.

Email
anselmoesap@gmail.com

ORCID
0000-0003-1732-0353

Webpages(s)

Curriculum DeGois
None

Curriculum

Anselmo Canha. Degree in Communication Design - Graphic Art (University of Porto, 1984). Master in Image Design (University of Porto, 2008), PhD in Design (University of Porto, 2018). As a researcher, he is dedicated to the relationships between independent contexts of creation - namely non-professional and experimental - and social transformation. In his master dissertation he studied the Stop Shopping Center. His PhD thesis elected a community radio - Radio Manobras - as the center of a constellation of cases in the city of Porto. He co-coordinated “Manobras no Porto”, a project dedicated to think and act through creative action in the Historic Center of Porto. He has been a professional designer since 1984, having developed work mainly in the editorial, corporate identity and signage fields, the latter being his current professional specialization.

Full Name
António José de Jesus Martins Alves

Professional Name
António Alves

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Invited Assistant

Email
antonio.alves@esap.pt

ORCID
.

Webpages(s)
http://correspondencias.weebly.com/projectoproject.html
http://pdgartes.weebly.com/das-plast-v-pjs.html

Curriculum DeGois
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Curriculum

From 1986 to 1989 he attended the Porto Superior Art School where he completed his Bachelor in Photography and from 2002 to 2003 he graduated in Art and Communication - Photography. Attends since 2014/15 the University of Porto Lusófona PhD in Media Arts Works in photography since 1990 in the most varied areas. He has been working as a visual artist since 1991. He continually investigates many aspects of the Visual Arts, both practical and theoretical. More recent works we highlight in 2014 - "Memories" Exhibition Integrated in the 38th FITEI, Photography and Image Editing of the Project Some Reasons for a Non-Demissionary Art, supported by DGARTES-Secretariat of State for Culture, Photography and production of the exhibition SUFOCO of the artist Silvestre Pestana, Espaço Mira Porto .2015 - Photography and Image Editing of the Correspondence Project He has taught several curricular units at ESAP since 1990/1991.

Full Name
Cidália Maria da Cruz Henriques

Professional Name
Cidália Henriques

Department
Theory and History

Category
Assistant

Acdemic Roles
Membro do Gabinete de Qualidade

Current Projects
Doutoramento em História

Email
cidaliahenriques8@hotmail.com

ORCID
.

Webpages(s)

Curriculum DeGois
None

Curriculum

Holds a degree in History (University of Porto, 1980) and a Master's degree in Administration and Planning of Education, a thesis on History of Design Teaching in Portugal in the 19th century (Portucalense University, 1999), PhD student in History at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto. Since 1984, Professor at the Superior School of Art of Porto, he has taught the subjects of History of Art, Cultural History and Mentalities, History of Art in Portugal I, Portrait, and currently History of Art I, History of Architecture and Urbanism I and II, Theory and History of Design, History of Theatre and History of Modernand ContemporaryArt in Portugal. Academic Director of ESAP (1991 to 1997) and President of the Pedagogical Council (2005-2006). Member of ESAP's Scientific Council until 2010. Chairman of the Fiscal Council of CESAP (2009-2015). Member of the IJI (Interdisciplinary Juridical Institute of the Faculty of Law of Porto) since 2003, member of the ESAP Office for the Promotion of Quality (since 2018). His research has been multidisciplinary although particularly focused on the teaching of drawing in Portugal.

Full Name
Francisco José da Cruz de Jesus

Professional Name
Francisco Jesus

Department
Theory and History

Category
Assistant

Email
franciscojesusesap@gmail.com

ORCID
.

Webpages(s)

Curriculum DeGois
None

Curriculum

Francisco José da Cruz de Jesus Degree in History - History of Art (Faculty of Arts of the University of Coimbra, 1994), Master in History of Art (Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, 1999), doctorate in Sociology in the Specialty of Sociology of Art and Culture (University of Beira Interior ). He is a professor at ESAP in the areas of Social Sciences and Theory, History and Art Criticism since 2001. He was Coordinator of the Autonomous Section of Social Sciences in the 2010-2012 biennium. He is the author of several articles on social history of art and sociology of art in national and international publications.

Full Name
Henrique António Muga

Professional Name
Henrique Muga

Department
Theory and History

Category
Assistant Professor

Research Units
Arnaldo Araújo Studies Center (CEAA) | Member of the Board of Founders I Film Studies Group - Integrated Researcher

Email
henriquemuga@esap.pt

ORCID
.

Webpages(s)

Curriculum DeGois
None

Curriculum

Henrique Muga. Degree in Psychology (University of Porto, 1986), Master in Social Psychology (University of Porto, 1998), and PhD in Social Sciences - research line Psychology of Art (Universidade Fernando Pessoa, 2015). He has taught at ESAP since 1987. He is the author of several articles and books in the field of architecture and cinema. He coordinated, in partnership with Porto Lazer, the project "Urban Art - Intervention in Boxes of Electricity", Largo de S. Domingos. He was Chairman of the Pedagogical Council and Deputy Director of the Board of Directors. He is currently integrates CESAP`s Direction.

Full Name
Juan Luis Toboso Galindo

Professional Name
Juan Luis Toboso

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Invited Assistant Professor

Acdemic Roles
Adjunct Director of the Academic Council

Research Units
Arnaldo Araújo Research Center: full member | Research group: Art and Critical Studies

Email
juan.toboso@esap.pt

ORCID
0000-00012-4603-8309

Webpages(s)
http://www.kultureland.com
https://esap-porto.academia.edu/juantoboso

Curriculum DeGois
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Curriculum

Researcher and curator in Contemporary Art. Living between Valencia, Spain and Porto, Portugal. PhD by the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Polytechnic University of Valencia. He is an assistant professor at ESAP, Escola Superior Artística do Porto. He is an Integrated Researcher at the Arnaldo Araújo Research Center, in the group of Research in Art and Critical Studies. In the field of cultural production he has collaborated with different institutions such as the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Art and Architecture program of the European Capital of Culture, Guimarães 2012. Since 2004 he has been a member of several university research groups at the UPV in Valencia, and UFRGS in Porto Alegre, Brazil, for the development of international cooperation projects, based on the creation of nuclei of thought around new contemporary processes of artistic creation, as well as the investigation of new territories in production, criticism and diffusion of the plastic arts. He is the editor of the book, Infraestructuras emergentes, on the production, management and cultural diffusion. He has developed research on the relations between art, politics and society with an emphasis on spatial and performative arthritic practices. During 2017/18 was curator in residence of the Center of Contemporary Culture - Center del Carme and currently is associated curator in the Galeria Municipal do Porto. 

Full Name
Maria Covadonga Barreiro Rodríguez-Moldes

Professional Name
Maria Covadonga Barreiro

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Assistant Professor

Acdemic Roles
Diretora da Licenciatura em Artes Visuais - Fotografia

Research Units
CEAA | Center for Arnaldo Araújo Studies: Group of Art and Critical Studies - Integrated Researcher

Current Projects
Correspondence (ESAP / 2016 / P32 / SATH) - Researcher

Email
maria.barreiro@esap.pt

ORCID
0000-0002-9968-8559

Webpages(s)
http://correspondencias.weebly.com/
http://pdgartes.weebly.com/

Curriculum DeGois
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Curriculum

Mª Covadonga Barreiro, graduated in Belas Artes (Univesidade de Vigo, 2006) and Doutorada com Menção Internacional (Universidade de Vigo, 2012). Expôs em various national and international institutions, with the participation of the Correspondências e Hors-Série projects, curated by Eduarda Neves. Tem recebido prémios pela sua trajetória academica (Extraordinary Prize of Bachelor, Extraordinary Award and Award of Investigation in Humanities of Deputação de Pontevedra) and artistic (Prémio Novos Valores, Primeiro Prémio no Certame de Artes Plásticas da Deputação de Ourense ...). É researcher at Centro de Estudos Arnaldo Araújo (Critical Studies and Art Group), professor at the Escola Superior Artística do Porto since 2014 and Professora Associada at the University of Vigo (Spain) since 2017. 

Full Name
Maria da Graça Fernandes Pinheiro da Silva

Professional Name
Graça Silva

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Invited Assistant Professor

Current Projects
Identities in the Douro - Photography

Email
imaggraca@gmail.com

ORCID
-

Webpages(s)

Curriculum DeGois
None

Curriculum

Bachelor in Photography (ESAP - 1995), Degree in Design (ESAD - 1998), Iberian Master - Graphic and Intermediate Production (University of Barcelona - 2007) and PhD in Fine Arts - Design, Drawing and Expression Techniques program University of Valencia - 2016, recognized by the University of Porto in 2017). She has been a professor at the ESD (IPCA) since 2009. She has been sworn in the profession of Graphic Design SKILLS Portugal since 2011. She has been developing research in the field of photography and graphic arts at the Marques Abreu Portuguese Photograver. IN PURE PRINT on Graphic Works by Marques Abreu (1898-1974), Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto in 2016.

Full Name
Maria de Fátima Alves Sales Varão

Professional Name
Fátima Sales

Department
Theory and History

Category
Assistant Professor

Acdemic Roles
Member of the Scientific Council

Research Units
Arnaldo Araújo Studies Center (CEAA) | Architecture Studies Group - integrated researcher

Current Projects
The House of Cinema of Manoel de Oliveira (ESAP / 2015 / P18 / SATH) - Responsible Researcher

Email
fatimasales63@gmail.com

ORCID
0000-0002-8704-4545

Webpages(s)

Curriculum DeGois
None

Curriculum

Maria de Fátima Alves Sales Varão. Degree in History - Archeology (University of Porto, 1986). PhD in Architecture, with Thesis Januário Godinho in Portuguese Architecture or the other face of modernity (Modern Architecture and Restauration program, University of Valladolid, 2001). Fellow of FCT, program PRAXIS XXI (1995-1999). Lecturer at ESAP (since 1987), currently teaching at the Integrated Master's Degree in Architecture and Visual Arts Licenciatura Photography, Intermediate Plastic Arts, Audiovisual Cinema, Multimedia Communication Design and Theater. Coordinator of the Autonomous Section of Theory and History (2010/2012). Researcher at CEAA (UI & D 4041 of FCT) and coordinator of the Modern Architecture theme - preservation and dissemination. IR of the Group of Theory, Critics, History and Practices of Contemporary Art of CEAA (2010/2012).

Full Name
Maria Eduarda Dias Neves

Professional Name
Eduarda Neves

Department
Theory and History

Category
Assistant Professor

Acdemic Roles
Academic Director of ESAP | Member of the Scientific Council

Research Units
Arnaldo Araújo Studies Center (CEAA): Member of the Board | Research Group Critical Art and Studies - Responsible Researcher

Current Projects
Correspondence - Research, Exposition and Curatorial Project in the scope of research | https://semimagomundi.weebly.com/project.html | http://www.ceaa.pt/projeto/notas-sobre-a-europa-o-sono-dogmatico | https://tomatoproj.weebly.com/

Email
eduardadn@gmail.com

ORCID
5C1D-3EE2-DEF8

Webpages(s)
https://esap-porto.academia.edu/EduardaNeves
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100011446524503
http://correspondencias.weebly.com/
http://pdgartes.weebly.com/
https://semimagomundi.weebly.com/project.html
https://hors-serie.weebly.com/
https://ceaa-europa.weebly.com/curatorial-project.html
https://tomatoproj.weebly.com/project.html

Curriculum DeGois
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Curriculum

Degree in Philosophy and PhD in Contemporary Aesthetics. Professor of contemporary art theory and criticism, an area in which she has several articles and books published. Main Researcher of the ART AND CRITICAL STUDIES group of CEAA Research Center. Independent curator. Her research and curatorial activity crosses the territories of art, philosophy and politics. She collaborates regularly with the art magazine CONTEMPORÂNEA. Latest book published: Nem-Isto-Nem-Aquilo [Neither-This-Nor-That], 2019. She is currently Director of ESAP - Porto Art School. For the 2019-2020 biennium, she is a member of the Commission for Acquisition of Contemporary Art to the Portuguese State collection.  + info

Full Name
Nuno Ramalho

Professional Name
Nuno Ramalho

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Associate Professor

Email
avf@esap.pt

ORCID
-

Webpages(s)
http://nuno-ramalho.blogspot.com/

Curriculum DeGois
-

Curriculum

NR graduated in Sculpture at FBAUP/School of Fine Arts, University of Porto (1999), and holds an MFA in New Genres from the San Francisco Art Institute (2008). In 2011 he began a PhD research in Art at Goldsmiths College, University of London, and completed it at FBAUP/School of Fine Arts, University of Porto. Since 1999 he has been developing his work in the field of visual arts, individually and in collaboration with other artists, in areas such as drawing, installation, sculpture, performance, sound, video and curatorial practices. He has held 17 solo exhibitions, 5 of which in collaboration with fellow artists, and participated in over 60 group shows in Portugal, Brazil, Spain, USA, Norway, UK, Russia and Germany. He was the curator of 7 exhibitions, and since 2016 he is the programmer of the Portuguese video art and moving image screening project Playlist, held in Porto, with 42 shows produced and presented so far. Together with Isabel Ribeiro and Susana Chiocca, he was responsible for the Recursos Humanos / Human Resources programme, a series of talks dedicated to the public presentation and discussion of works and creation processes by artists, architects, designers and others. His work is represented in institutional collections such as CAV - Centro de Artes Visuais and the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, as well as in several private collections. In 2002 he was resident artist at Triangle France, Marseille, and in 2004 he was one of the nominees for the EDP Young Artists award in Portugal. Between 2006 and 2008 he was the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship, and the Louise Woods Memorial scholarship. He was also awarded a Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Art Research grant between 2011 and 2015. From 2000 to 2005 he collaborated with the education program of the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art. He was teaching assistant in the New Genres course at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2007, and in 2011 began teaching at the BFA in Photography program, ESAP - Porto Art School, where he leads a seminar on Portuguese video art since 2017. He lives and works in Porto and is represented by Graça Brandão gallery, Lisbon.

Full Name
Nuno Ricardo Faleiro Rodrigues

Professional Name
Nuno Faleiro Rodrigues

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Assistant Professor

Acdemic Roles
Deputy Director of ESAP

Research Units
CEAA | Arnaldo Araújo Research Center: Member of the Scientific Council | Group of Art and Critical Studies - Integrated Researcher

Current Projects
CEAA-Film in Contemporary Art

Email
nuno.faleiro@esap.pt

ORCID
EE12-ED56-2BBB

Webpages(s)
http://www.ceaa.pt/arte-e-estudos-criticos/
https://estudoscriticosarte.wordpress.com/

Curriculum DeGois
EE12-ED56-2BBB

Curriculum

Nuno Faleiro Rodrigues is a lecturer at ESAP where he teaches in Photography-Visual Arts and Post-Graduate Studies in Contemporary Art. In 2009 he completed his PhD at Middlesex University, London under the guidance of Professor Peter Osborne and Professor Éric Alliez. He has taught Critical Studies at Norwich University of the Arts and Metropolitan Cardiff University, UK. Between 2007 and 2009, he presented a series of seminars in art theory at Ar.Co, Lisbon, about art and repetition in the postwar period and art and aesthetics in the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze. He is an integrated researcher at the Arnaldo Araújo Research Center where he is a member of the Research Group on Art and Critical Studies. Currently, he is Deputy Director of ESAP. 

Full Name
Rui Sérgio de Sousa Cândido Lourosa

Professional Name
Rui Lourosa

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Assistant

Acdemic Roles
Head of the course in Photography and Visual Arts

Research Units
CEAA | Arnaldo Araújo Research Center: Critical Studies and Art Group - Attending PhD

Current Projects
PhD in Media Arts, Universidade Lusófona

Email
ruilourosa@gmail.com

ORCID
0000-0003-2737-6721

Webpages(s)
https://esap-porto.academia.edu/RuiLourosa
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Rui_Lourosa2

Curriculum DeGois
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Curriculum

Degree in Art and Communication and Doctor in Media Arts was participant and fellow at the Stage Europeo degli Esordi in Lucca, Italy. He is currently a researcher in the Art and Critical Studies research group at the Arnaldo Araújo Study Center. Develops work in the scope of his research, the photographic, the ethnographic and the funerary. Experiments and works continuously with the photographic and cinematographic processes. He has been continuously presenting communications, conferences and exhibitions about his research and artistic practice. He teaches at the Escola Superior Artística do Porto in several curricular units in the project and printing areas where he is currently Director of the Curso Superior de Artes Visuais - Fotografia.