Faculty

The Directing - Cinema and Television Master's faculty includes, besides its teachers, a significant set of invited lectures of recognized experience and academic and/or professional merit in the filed of contemporary,  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
Amarante Abramovici

Professional Name
Amarante Abramovici

Department
Theater and Cinema

Category
Invited Assistant Professor

Email
amarante.abramovici@esap.pt

ORCID
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Webpages(s)

Curriculum DeGois
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Curriculum

Filmmaker graduated from La Femis, Paris. Bachelor by the University of Paris III, Sorbonne. Was selected for Cannes Film Festival - Cinéfondation section, with Gaia (2004) and Cinema du Réel, with Circa Me (2002). Made films in collaboration, such as A Cultura do Capital (2003) or Traveling 70'-76 '(2007) and the video installation A Colher (2010), presented in the context of the projects All my independent women and A Question of Gender. Was assistant of Paulo Rocha, Ricardo Leite and Saguenail and assistant assembly of Boris Lehman. Also collaborated with creators from several areas: Ana Deus, Balla Prop, Yasmine Hugonnet, Alejandra Sol, João Costa, Igor Gandra, Joana Providência, João Alves, PAM, Ângelo de Sousa and Dan Graham (for a film presented at the Bienal de S. Paulo). Between 2005 and 2013 collaborated with  Serralves Museum in the assembly of audiovisual works and production of cinema cycles. Program sessions and cycles of Cinema in alternative spaces of OPorto. Taught Cinema and Video at FEUP and at  Lusófona University of OPorto. Doctorate (scholarship FCT) with investigation in the amateur cinema produced during the Portuguese revolution. Participated in Estado Novo and the Image, parallel to the exhibition Beyond the Ucronia - unpublished stories of the 25 of April, org. Museum of Neo-Realism and Révolution et cinéma: l'exemple portugais, Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art, Paris. Participated in 2014 in the project Some reasons for a non-demissionary art (cur Eduarda Neves) and in 2016-17 in the series of exhibitions Correspondences (Cur Eduarda Neves).exhibitions Correspondências (cur. Eduarda Neves).

Full Name
Isolino Alves de Sousa

Professional Name
Isolino Sousa

Department
Theater and Cinema

Category
Assistant

Acdemic Roles
Member of the General Council

Email
Isolino.sousa@esap.pt

ORCID
0000-0001-9498-6752

Webpages(s)

Curriculum DeGois
https://www.cienciavitae.pt//pt/2F1B-ABAF-289A

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Isolino Alves de Sousa, (Ph. D), Doctorate in Media Art (2018) by Lusofona University of Oporto, Master´s degree in Comunication Science (television studies) and bachelor´s degree in Comunication Science.

More than 40 years of work in television as a producer, director and programmer at RTP, beeing envolved in various television projects in Portugal. He has developed teaching activity since 1998 in several high schools and since 2000 in ESAP as a professor in the Film and Audiovisual Degree and in the Masters in Film and Television Directing at ESAP.

Takes part in the organization os MIFEC, Interbational Film School exibition since 2008. In this role has been taken part in national and international festivals and developping other activities that aim to disclose the cinema and television and to promote ESAP.

Full Name
João Tabarra

Professional Name
João Tabarra

Department
Visual Arts

Category
Invited Assistant Professor

Email
joao.tabarra@esap.pt

ORCID
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Webpages(s)

Curriculum DeGois
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Curriculum

Studied photography at Arco - Centro de Arte e Comunicação Visual. He consolidated a path with relevant national and international exhibition projects, both individually and collectively. He is represented in prestigious institutional and private collections in Portugal and abroad. João Tabarra is currently developing his doctoral research, entitled 'Image and porosity', with Nicole Brenez as thesis director. He is professor of Moving Images at the Media Arts Department of HGK - Karlsruhe University for Arts and Design, where he founded, with professors Razvan Radulesco and Christine Reh, the platform to support the production and distribution of cinematographic work by students at the University (Zeitbild- L).

Full Name
Jorge Miguel Santos

Professional Name
Miguel Santos

Department
Theater and Cinema

Category
Assistant

Email
ourafilmes@hotmail.com

ORCID
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Webpages(s)
http://www.ourafilmes.com
http://www.drsb.net
http://www.sbrecs.net

Curriculum DeGois
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Curriculum

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.

Full Name
Luís Manuel Vieira Campos

Professional Name
Luís Vieira Campos

Department
Theater and Cinema

Category
Invited Assistant

Email
geral@esap.pt

ORCID
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Webpages(s)

Curriculum DeGois
None

Curriculum

He has a Bachelor's degree in Cine-Vídeo and a Master's degree in Film and Television Direction, both by ESAP-Escola Superior Artística do Porto. He works in film and video since 1990. He had collaborated with Madragoa Filmes, RTP- Radiotelevisão Portuguesa, Filmógrafo, LAP Filmes, Hélastre and Papaveronoir. He belonged to the staff of Alfândega-Filmes and Filmes Liberdade, He directed aDeus (fiction/ 35 mm/ 10’/ b&w / 2000), Quando eu Morrer (fiction/ DVCAM/ 11’/ color / 2006), Dia de Visita (fiction/ HD/ 14’/ b&w/ 2011), Bicicleta (fiction/ DCP 2K/ 45’/ b&w/ 2014), O Sapato (fiction/ DCP 2K/ 5’/ color/ 2017) and Geni (doc/ DCP 2K/ 51’/ color / 2018).

Full Name
Manuel Fernando da Costa e Silva

Professional Name
M.F. Costa e Silva

Department
Theater and Cinema

Category
Invited Assistant

Research Units
CEAA | Arnaldo Araújo Research Center: Cinema Studies Group - Researcher

Email
mfcostasilva@gmail.com

ORCID
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Webpages(s)

Curriculum DeGois
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Curriculum

M. F. Costa e Silva. Bachelor in Cine-Vídeo (ESAP, 1984) and Graduated in Multimedia Educational Communication (Polytechnic of Santarém, 1992). He has taught at ESAP since 1988. He was Academic Director and coordinator of the Cinema and Audiovisual Course at ESAP; is a film director, having written and performed the following films: "The Return of the Man Who Did not Like to Leave Home" (1996), "The First Time" (2002), "A Time Reencontrado" (2004), "Panoias "(2007)," 1111 "(2012) and" Dying of Love "(2016). He represented Portugal at several film festivals in Europe and Asia. He was a jury of Film Festivals in Portugal, Spain, Italy, Ukraine, Russia, Romania. He has conducted workshops and Masterclass in Spain (Ourense), Slovenia (Maribor), Estonia (Tallinn), Lithuania (Vilnius), Bulgaria (Sofia), Russia (Ekaterinburg) Cuba (San Antonio de los Baños) and Japan (Tokyo). Since 2010 he has been a judge of the Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual (ICA). He currently holds the position of President of the Board of Directors of CESAP - Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Artistico do Porto.

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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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
Nelson Agostinho Marques Araújo

Professional Name
Nelson Araújo

Department
Theater and Cinema

Category
Assistant Professor

Acdemic Roles
Director of the Cinema and Audiovisual Degree

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

Current Projects
ESAP/2017-18/P40/DTC-CEAA – Critical History of Portuguese Cinema

Email
nelson.araujo@esap.pt

ORCID
0000-0002-2074-0175

Webpages(s)
https://esap-porto.academia.edu/NelsonAra%C3%BAjo

Curriculum DeGois
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Graduated in cinema at Escola Superior Artística do Porto (2004). He obtained a Diploma in Advanced Studies (2008) at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Vigo. Master in Artistic Studies (2010) by the Faculty of Fine Arts of Porto and PhD by the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Vigo (2015). He has published several articles in magazines dedicated to film studies, having coordinated the book: Manoel de Oliveira - Aesthetic Analysis of a Cinematographic Matrix (Editions 70, 2014). Published the book: Portuguese Cinema: Aesthetic Interceptions in the Decades of 60 to 80 of the 20th Century (Editions 70, 2016). He is a director of the Cinema and Audiovisual degree at the Superior School of Art of Porto, where he teaches curricular units: History of Portuguese Cinema, History of Cinema, Audiovisual Expression and Methodologies of Realization. He is an integrated researcher at the Arnaldo Araújo Research Center, vice president of the Association of Image Researchers in Motion and is a member of the organizing committee of the International Meeting of Cinema and Other Arts.

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
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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.