Faculty

Bachelor degree Course, of university level, in compliance with the Bologna Process, according to the Dispatch n. º 4649/2017, published in the ‘Diário da República’, 2nd series, n. º 103, of May 29, 2017.

The bachelor degree in Communication Design presents a curricular plan focused on the areas of graphic design and multimedia design, including, however, the areas of audiovisual and photography. The bachelor's degree goals are to work on content, the "tools" and fundamental knowledge leading to the acquisition of skills, in order to analyze, reflect and conceive products, works and contents of graphic design and multimedia design.

Due to the broad nature of its study plan, the multiplicity of professional exits is favored in accordance with the acquired learning. The internship integrated in the bachelor degree boosts the contact with the professional environment.


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
0000-0002-2775-7236

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 | Gabinete para a Criação de Novos Ciclos de Estudos - ESAP | Vice-Presidente 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
Carlos Alberto de Matos Trindade

Professional Name
Carlos Trindade

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Assistant Professor

Acdemic Roles
Member of the Scientific Council | Director of the Fine Arts and Intermedia Bachelor

Research Units
Research Group MODO (Modes of artistic knowledge) of the Department of Sculpture of the University of Vigo - researcher

Current Projects
Painting, Photography and Cinema: pictorial references in photographic and cinematographic images (ESAP / 2016-17 / P38 / DAV). Researcher responsible.

Email
carlos.trindade@esap.pt

ORCID
0000-0003-2554-3792

Webpages(s)
https://researchgate.net/profile/Carlos_Alberto_Matos_Trindade
http://esap-porto.academia.edu/CarlosTrindade

Curriculum DeGois
https://www.cienciavitae.pt/741E-2ECA-A82C

Curriculum

Bachelor of Fine Arts / Painting by FBAUP (1981). PhD from the University of Vigo (Department of Sculpture, 2014), with the thesis "Art and Memory: Developments and derivations about the concept of memory and its contribution to artistic practice". He was a Fellow of the Foundation for Science and Technology (2009-2012). Since 1982, he has been teaching at ESAP's Higher Arts Courses, of which he was one of the founders, having held various positions. As a plastic artist, he began exhibiting in 1978: he held 5 solo exhibitions and participated in more than 150 collectives, in Portugal and abroad, being represented in some public and private collections. Between 1976 and 1981 he worked in Animation Cinema, including two films subsidized by the Portuguese Cinema Institute, produced by Cinematógrafo - collective of intervention, of which he was one of the founders. In 2015 Trindade re-started working in cinema, having produced two short films which were shown in some international film festivals. 

Full Name
Cláudia Raquel Marques Martins de Lima

Professional Name
Cláudia Lima

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Assistant Professor

Email
claudia.lima@esap.pt

ORCID
0000-0002-3279-4808

Webpages(s)
https://www.cienciavitae.pt/0C13-00E4-AEF0

Curriculum DeGois
None

Curriculum

Doutorada em Media Digitais pela Universidade do Porto, 2015 (bolseira da FCT); Mestrado em Ciências da Comunicação pela Univ. Fernando Pessoa; Master em Design e Multimédia, pela Facultad de Bellas Artes,Universidad de Barcelona; Licenciatura em Design pela ESAD, Matosinhos.

Tem centrado a investigação na recuperação de histórias comunitárias e histórias de arte e design locais através de testemunhos biográficos e análise visual, no contexto de projetos financiados pela FCT: An Infodemic of Disorientation; Echoing the Communal Self; e Wisdom Transfer, no âmbito do qual desenvolveu projeto de pós-doutoramento sobre a formação do curso de Design na Escola Superior de Belas Artes do Porto.

Enquanto docente e investigadora, colaborou com o projeto MOTIRÔ: O Festejo Como Testemunho, projeto em parceria com o Museu da Pessoa, Brasil; coordenou eventos nacionais e internacionais incluindo conferências, simpósios, seminários, exposições e workshops; desenvolveu práticas pedagógicas centradas em questões sociais em parceria com Alzheimer Portugal (no âmbito do qual está a ser desenvolvido o projeto REMIND: Design para Pessoas com Demência) e com a Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa; e desenvolveu projetos com o Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis e o Museu WOW visando a interpretação de obras de arte do passado através de meios digitais.

Full Name
Henrique António Muga

Professional Name
Henrique Muga

Department
Theory and History

Category
Assistant Professor

Acdemic Roles
Membro do Gabinete de Qualidade - ESAP

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

Email
henriquemuga@esap.pt

ORCID
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Webpages(s)

Curriculum DeGois
None

Curriculum

Licenciado em Psicologia (Universidade do Porto, 1986), Mestre em Psicologia Social (Universidade do Porto, 1998), e Doutorado em Ciências Sociais, linha de investigação Psicologia da Arte (Universidade Fernando Pessoa, 2015). Professor Auxiliar na Escola Superior Artística do Porto, onde leciona desde 1987. Membro fundador do Centro de Estudos Arnaldo Araújo (1999), onde coordena o eixo de investigação “Espaço no Cinema” do Grupo Estudos de Cinema. Autor de vários livros e artigos científicos nas áreas do cinema, da arquitetura e da antropologia cultural.

Full Name
Joana Baptista Costa

Professional Name
Joana Baptista Costa

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Assistant Professor

Research Units
Instituto de Investigação em Arte Design e Sociedade (I2ADS)

Email
joana.costa@esap.pt

ORCID
0000-0002-0007-1912

Webpages(s)
https://www.cienciavitae.pt/3711-8531-D6F8
http://www.joanaemariana.pt

Curriculum DeGois
None

Curriculum

Joana Baptista Costa is a graphic designer and researcher. PhD in Design from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto (2019) and graduated from the School of Arts and Design of Caldas da Rainha (2006). She is a researcher at the Institute for Research in Art Design and Society (I2ADS). She is interested in research and curatorship, studies in design, archive, graphic heritage and material culture, production processes and editing modes. She develops research in the domains of theory and criticism of graphic design in Portugal. His doctorate 'Discourses of graphic design in its emergence in Portugal (1960-2000)' proposes a historiography of graphic design based on discourses. As a designer, she encourages the intersection of processes and methodologies between design and research. She is co-founder of the Joana & Mariana Graphic Design Studio, in which she develops visual identity, editorial and exhibition design projects for various entities. 

Full Name
João José Gonçalves de Barros Cruz

Professional Name
João Cruz

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Invited Assistant Professor

Email
cruz@cruz.at

ORCID
0000-0002-8811-7320

Webpages(s)
http://mountainsuperstudio.com

Curriculum DeGois
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Curriculum

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.

Full Name
João Tiago Pinto Osório de Castro Santos

Professional Name
João Tiago Santos

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Assistant Professor

Email
joaotiago.esap@gmail.com

ORCID
0000-0003-1281-2607

Webpages(s)
http://www.gsadesign.net

Curriculum DeGois
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Curriculum

Attending the PhD in Art and Design at FBAUP and Master in Image Design and Licentiate in Communication Design at FBAUP. He has been working as a graphic designer since 2003. He is co-founder of the design office - GSA Design, specializing in the development of visual identities as well as in editorial in the area of cultural production, among others. He has been a senior designer at the Serralves Foundation since 2004. From his teaching experience, ESAP has been teaching since 2010 and ESAD in Matosinhos where he has been teaching since 2009. Since 2010 he has co-hosted ESAP's "Plug and Play" design conferences . His work has already been selected for the Trnava Poster Triennial (2003), International Museum Communication Awards (2007) and winner of the Best Design Prize for Art and Photography Prize edition Read / Booktailors with the book "Berlin - Critical Reconstruction" ( 2009).

Full Name
Luís Manuel de Sousa Sarmento Ferreira

Professional Name
Luís Sarmento

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Assistant Professor

Email
luis.sarmento@esap.pt

ORCID
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Webpages(s)

Curriculum DeGois
None

Full Name
Maria Alice Correia Cardoso

Professional Name
Alice Cardoso

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Assistant

Acdemic Roles
Member of the Pedagogical Council

Research Units
ID+ Instituto de Investigação em Design Media e Cultura

Email
alice.cardoso@esap.pt

ORCID
0000-0002-4727-0599

Webpages(s)

Curriculum DeGois
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Curriculum

PhD in Design by the Department of Communication and Art at the University of Aveiro. Master's Degree in Multimedia Education, 2007 at the University of Aveiro. Degree in Design from the School of Arts and Design of Matosinhos,1996. Member of the ID+ Institute for Research, Design, Media and Culture, where integrates the research group SD Lab - Strategy and Design Management. Professor at ESAP since 2001, where integrates the faculty of the Communication Design Course. At the same time, designer since 1996, essentially in communication.

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
0000-0003-1906-1957

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

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

Full Name
Nuno Miguel Jeremias Ramalho

Professional Name
Nuno Ramalho

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Associate Professor

Email
nuno.ramalho@esap.pt

ORCID
-

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

Curriculum DeGois
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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.