Associate Professor at the School of Communication of Universidad de Navarra. M.A. (Cinema Studies), Tisch School of Arts, New York University. Ph.D. University of Navarra. He has done short research stays at Anthology Film Archives (2000 and 2001), New York University (2005), University of Toronto (2016), and, last year, was visiting scholar at Columbia University (2016-2017). Author of the book Elia Kazan (2000). Co-editor of the books The Man without the Movie Camera: The Cinema of Alan Berliner (2002), Landscapes of the Self: The Cinema of Ross McElwee (2008). Editor of the book La casa abierta. El cine doméstico y sus reciclajes contemporáneos ([The Open House: Home Movies and Their Contemporary Recycling], 2010). Published articles in journals such as Biography, Studies in Documentary Film, Cahiers d'Études Romanes, Archivos de la Filmoteca, ZER o Secuencias. His main areas of research are: home movies, autobiographical documentaries and family memoir; film narratology; and realism and representation in film and TV.
Professor at the Department of Philosophy of the Faculty of Letters of the University of Porto, where she holds a doctorate in Philosophy, and Researcher in charge of the Research Group "Aesthetics, Politics and Knowledge" of the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Porto. Member of the team of Non-lieux de l'exil, Program Scientifique de la Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Collège d'Études Mondiales (FMSH), Paris. Author of conferences and articles in the scope of Philosophy and Arts, she published, among other texts in collective works, the books Do Corpo Equívoco (Angelus Novus, Braga / Coimbra, 1998) and Silêncio Tangíveis. Corpo, Resistência e Testemunho nos Espaços Contemporâneos de Abandono (Edições Afrontamento, Porto, 2010). Her work takes place in the intersection of Aesthetics, Contemporary Political Philosophy and Art.
FERNANDO JOSÉ PEREIRA
Lives and works in Oporto, Portugal. Graduated in Fine Arts – Painting at the School of Fine Arts of Oporto (1987). PhD in Fine Arts at the Vigo University, Spain (2002). Schoolarships from Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation: As graduated student – 1985/87; As investigator in Fine Arts – 1988/89: As PhD student – 1997/2001. Founder (1997) and co-director of Virose, an interdisciplinary non-profit organization dedicated to art and media technology (www.virose.pt). Lecturer at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto and researcher at I2ADS.