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Photography and Visual Arts | CONTRAST

Visual Arts – Photography bachelor degree and ESAP integrate CONTRAST project supported by Direção-Geral das Artes.

The project "CONTRAST: Network of multidisciplinary artistic initiatives in Art, Architecture, Design and Photography" (CONTRAST AADF) led by the research group AAI-CEAU-FAUP, coordinated by Pedro Leão Neto, with a management partnership with ESMAD-uniMAD and i2ads-FBAUP was selected for funding, by DGARTES, in the support competition of projects of creation and editing.

CONTRAST AADF is an interdisciplinary cultural promotion project focused on the creation of a network of artistic initiatives and critical reflection, encouraging the debate on transversal themes to Art, Architecture and Design through the world of Creation, Editorial, and Photography Teaching in several disciplinary areas, reinforcing the artistic and editorial offer, access and participation in the arts.

This network has a partnership established in several scientific and artistic areas, between nine photography schools in Portugal: ARCO - Centro de Arte e Comunicação Visual; DARQ - Departamento de Arquitectura da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra; DCAM - Departamento de Cinema e Artes dos Media: Escola de Comunicação, Arquitetura, Artes e Tecnologias da Informação - Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias Lisboa; ESAP - Escola Superior Artística do Porto; ESMAD | Escola Superior De Media, Artes e Design, Vila Do Conde; FAUP- Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto; FBAUL - Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade de Lisboa; FBAUP Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto; IPT - Instituto Politécnico de Tomar and three schools outside Portugal: Liverpool School of Architecture (LSA), Zaragosa Unidad Predepartamental de Arquitectura da Universidade de Zaragoza (UNIZAR) e Barcelona Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya BarcelonaTech (UPC).