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xCoAx: Computation, Communication, Aesthetics & X | ICIDS: Interactive Digital Storytelling | AH-DT: Arts and Humanities in Digital Transition | Intermediarts: Media, Arts and Interaction | Poetics and Politics of Repetition | ELO: Conference and Media Arts Festival | Teaching Digital Literature | Ana Hatherly: Programmability and Creation | Consciousness Reframed | Literature and IT | Art and Technology | Transmedial Narratives | Trans-Mediterranean Communication Research Network | Images of Culture / Culture of Images | Studies on Sciences and Cultures | e-Poetry | Advertising and Communication | ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media



Upcoming


ELO 2024

Speculative Dialogues on eLit in a Post-AI World (18-21 July 2024. Peer-reviewed)

Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) Conference and Media Festival 2024, (Un)linked. Org. Electronic Literature Organization / University of Central Florida. Online.

https://stars.library.ucf.edu/elo2024/



Para o leitor ler de/vagar” – Herberto leitor, leitores de Helder

'Húmus' Reimagined: Creative Reconfiguration of Herberto Helder and Raul Brandão in 'Húmus Continuous Poem' (3-5 October 2024. Invited Speaker)

International Colloquium 'Para o leitor ler de/vagar' – Herberto leitor, leitores de Helder. Org. Daniel Rodrigues (CELIS | Université Clermont Auvergne) and Rita Novas Miranda (CRIMIC | Sorbonne Université). MSH, Clermont-Ferrand, France.

https://celis.uca.fr/



blablalab - Álvaro García de Zúñiga

Reading and presentation of 'Remain Calm' (31 October 2024. Organizing Committee and Talk/Performance)

A.G.Z. Small Explosions: Álvaro García de Zúñiga. Org. Centro de Literatura Portuguesa; MATLIT LAB; University of Coimbra; Fundação Casa de Mateus, Portugal.



Recent Conferences (2018-2024)


PHONOVOICE: Sound Poetry Meetings

PHONOVOICE: Sound Poetry Meetings (21-22 June 2024. Co-curator and Moderator)

Exhibition, Round table, Performances. Org. Miso Music Portugal. O'culto da Ajuda, Lisbon. With: Kinga Tóth, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, Jörg Piringer, Cia Rinne.

https://www.misomusic.me/fonovoz-phonovoice



Intermediartes 2024

Freedom to Experiment: Art, Literature and Emerging Technologies (6 June 2024. Keynote Speaker)

Intermediartes 2024. International Conference on Media, Arts and Interaction 2024, Ideas, Acts and Artifacts of Freedom. Org. ESMAD - Escola Superior de Media Artes e Design / ESMAE - Escola Superior de Música e Artes do Espetáculo, Politécnico do Porto. 4-7 June 2024.

https://intermediartes.com/



Pessoa 3.0

Pessoa and Electronic Literature (9 April 2024. Invited Speaker)

Pessoa 3.0. Centro de Literatura Portuguesa. Faculty of Letters of the University of Coimbra. Moderator: Diego Giménez. Online (Zoom).

https://pessoa3ponto0.wordpress.com/



Jornadas Poesia e Performance II

“But well, what is this?” “Well now, this is a book!” — Dialogue between an author and himself (22-23 February 2024. Invited Speaker-Performer)

Poetry and Performance II. BODY, MANIFEST. Org. ILCML. Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Porto.

https://ilcml.com/



Bate-papo com poetas portugueses

Portuguese Experimental Poetry (18 January 2024. Invited Speaker)

Chat with Portuguese poets. With Silvestre Pestana, Fernando Aguiar and Rui Torres. Moderation by Bruna Callegari and Omar Khouri. About PO.EX Exhibition at CAIXA Cultural Curitiba, Brazil.

https://www.youtube.com/espacoliquido



Casa de Mateus

Miguel Azguime - Open Residence (2 December 2023. Guest)

In: The Present of the Future | Multidisciplinary Residency. Org. Fundação da Casa de Mateus, Vila Real. With Rui Torres, Manuel Portela, Nuno Mateus and Miguel Azguime.

https://www.casademateus.pt/



VII Annual Conference of Cátedra Ana Hatherly

Ana Hatherly and Mário Cesariny: (Un)Predictable dialogues (25 October 2023. Invited Speaker)

VII Annual Conference of Cátedra Ana Hatherly. Org. Camões - Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua; Institute of European Studies / Center for Portuguese Studies; UC Berkeley. Moderator: Deolinda Adão; Guests: Perfecto Cuadrado & Rui Torres. Online (Zoom).

https://ies.berkeley.edu/



Disinformation and Artificial Intelligence

What is it, what is it for, and what can we expect from Artificial Intelligence? (16 October 2023. Invited Speaker)

Workshop "Disinformation and Artificial Intelligence: the (new) socio-informative scenarios and dynamics", 16-27 October 2023. Online. Panel 1: About the Concept of AI. Org. Univ. Fernando Pessoa; Univ. Lutheran of Brazil; Univ. Santiago de Compostela; Univ. Vigo.

https://workshopinternacio.wixsite.com/



4.º Congresso enLeio

Da preservação de artefactos à curadoria digital (14 September 2023. Invited Panelist)

4.º Congresso enLeio. University of Évora, 14 and 15 September 2023.

https://enleio.ces.uc.pt/



ELO 2023

Overcoming Divides: Electronic Literature And Social Change (12-15 July 2023. Co-Chair)

Electronic Literature Organization 2023 International Conference and Media Arts Show. Org. by ELO and CLP. Partners: FLUC, ICNOVA, BCNM, MATLIT, UFP, CMC, Exploratório, TAGV.

https://ucpages.uc.pt/



Ciclo de Diálogos - Centro Federico García Lorca

Poetry and Literary Theory (11 May 2023. Guest)

Cycle of Dialgs with Domingo Sánchez-Mesa. Centro Federico García Lorca, Granada Ciudad de Literatura Unesco, Research Group TELIA (Teoría de la Literatura y sus aplicaciones) of the University of Granada.

https://www.centrofedericogarcialorca.es/



Seminário CEComp-HD

Poesia digital: definições, percursos, arqueologia(s) (15 December 2022. Invited Speaker)

5.º Seminário CEComp-HD. org. CEComp - Centro de Estudos Comparatistas, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa. Anfiteatro IV (FLUL) + Zoom.

https://cecomp.letras.ulisboa.pt/



Expanded Poetry

deep reading minimal texts: prayers and elegies in off-off artifacts (23 November 2022. Keynote Speaker)

International Conference «Expanded Poetry: The Poetics and Politics of Repetition» (online). 23-25 November 2022, Institute for Comparative Literature. Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto.

https://ilcml.com/>



I Simpósio RIUL Portugal

«Com a água se confundem os espelhos» - A preservação de literatura eletrónica como estratégia de literacia digital (4 November 2022. Invited Speaker)

I Simpósio RIUL Portugal - Red Internacional de Universidades Lectoras. 3 de 4 November 2022, FCSH NOVA University of Lisbon.

https://ecoleitura.ipcb.pt/



AUTOMAT - Literatura e Inteligência Artificial

Script ou escrita: Inteligência artificial e poesia digital (13 October 2022. Invited Speaker)

Ciclo "AUTOMAT - Literatura e Inteligência Artificial". Com o jornalista João Gabriel Ribeiro (revista Shifter). Goethe-Institut Lisbon.

https://www.goethe.de/



Salette Tavares, «vocação de ser itinerante»

Colóquio Salette Tavares, «vocação de ser itinerante» (21-22 July 2022, Co-Organizer)

Partners: University Fernando Pessoa, Margarida Losa Comparative Literature Institute, NOVA Institute of Communication. Part of «Reencontrar Salette Tavares. Cem Anos Agora: Educar, Brincar, Comunicar».

https://po-ex.net/st2022



Lamego Cidade Poema

Programação (d)e literatura digital (4 June 2022. Invited Speaker)

Lamego Cidade Poema 2022. Org.: Município de Lamego, Rede de Bibliotecas de Lamego; Rede de Bibliotecas Escolares. Teatro Ribeiro Conceição, Lamego. Curators: Rui Rodrigues and José Pedro Leite.



ELO 2022

Making the Electronic Literature Collection Volume 4 (1 June 2022. Peer-reviewed)

Panel 17 "AIrchive and UXpoetry". Kathi Inman Berens, John Murray, Lyle Skains, Rui Torres and Mia Zamora. ELO 2022 (May 30 - June 1), Education and Electronic Literature, International Conference and Media Arts Festival, Auditorium, Collegio Gallio of Como, Italy.

https://www.elo2022.com



Teatro do Bairro Alto

Histórias do Experimental (em Portugal): pessoas, experiências e lugares (31 mar 2022. Invited Speaker)

Rui Torres and Sandra Guerreiro Dias. Teatro do Bairro Alto, Lisbon.

https://teatrodobairroalto.pt/.



António Aragão, antena receptiva

Colóquio António Aragão, antena receptiva (1921-2008) - os sinais são as evidências que permanecem sempre apontando (22-23 July 2021. Organizer).

University Fernando Pessoa. Part of «Multiplicidade da experiência. António Aragão (1921-2008), antena receptiva».

https://po-ex.net/antonioaragao2021/



Mix and Match

Contra os novos média: A literatura pós-digital como mediação e hibridização (24 March 2021. Convidado.)

Mix and Match: Hibridismo e Transmaterialidade (session 2), Aveiro University, Project Entregéneros: Literatura e Hibridismo, Grupo Entre Textos, Moderation by Paulo Alexandre Pereira, via Zoom.

https://telepoesis.net/varia/



ARTeFACTo 2020

Tópicos cartesianos atípicos. Filosofia textual generativa a partir de quatro proposições fundamentais (27 November 2020. Peer-reviewed)

ARTeFACTo, Artech International Conference, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal. Org. CIAC - Research Centre in Arts and Communication. With Paulo Alexandre e Castro, via Zoom.

http://artefacto.artech-international.org/



+ INTERMIDIALIDADE

telepoesis > a literatura generativa multimodal como investigação criativa em intermedialidades (26 November 2020. Invited Speaker)

+ INTERMIDIALIDADE. Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, Brazil. Org. Grupo de pesquisa Iconicity Research Group. With Edson Zampronha, via Google Meets.

https://maisintermidialidade.wordpress.com/



III Congreso Internacional de la Red Internacional de Universidades Lectoras

Archivos y curación digitales: instrucciones de uso (29 September 2020. Invited Speaker)

III Congreso Internacional de la Red Internacional de Universidades Lectoras, IMAGINANDO EL FUTURO DE LA LECTURA (A PROPÓSITO DE ASIMOV Y BRADBURY), org. Universidad de Extremadura & Universidad de Málaga. Asynchronous lecture.

https://universidadeslectoras.es/



ELO 2020

«Oralengas» go to school. A first experiment (2 July 2020. Peer-reviewed)

Electronic Literature Organization Conference and Media Festival, 2020 – Orlando – Virtual Edition. With Ana Maria Machado, Rui Torres, Ana Albuquerque e Aguilar, Júlia Zuza Andrade, Luís Lucas Pereira and Thales Estefani.

https://stars.library.ucf.edu/



II International Symposium Joan Brossa

The Portuguese Context: Experimental Poetry with(out) Brossa (7 November 2019. Invited Speaker)

The II International Symposium Joan Brossa: «trees vary depending on the terrain», November 7 and 8, 2019, Barcelona. Round table: «Brossa in relationship with his cultural moment», with John London, Jordi Marrugat,Eduard Escoffet and Rui Torres. Moderator: Carlota Caulfield.



International Conference Teaching Digital Literature

A ciberliteratura (des)velada: Perspectivas pedagógicas (25 July 2019. Peer-reviewed)

International Conference Teaching Digital Literature, Faculty of Letters of the University of Coimbra, 25-26 July 2019.

https://tdlic2019.home.blog/



ELO 2019

Murals and Literature: A Digital Creation for an Educational Context (16 July 2019. Peer-reviewed)

Electronic Literature Organization Conference & Media Arts Festival (ELO2019), University College Cork, Ireland, 15-17 July. With Ana Machado and Ana Aguilar

Generational shifts and critical peripheries: electronic literature’s social function (17 July 2019. Peer-reviewed)

Electronic Literature Organization Conference & Media Arts Festival (ELO2019), University College Cork, Ireland, 15-17 July. Panel with Alex Saum-Pascual, Leonardo Flores and Eugenio Tisselli.

http://hdl.handle.net/10468/8128



Languages INTER Networks

Translating Code, Coding Translation (21 June 2019. Keynote Speaker)

Languages INTER Networks. The Conference Centre, Lancaster University, 20-21 June 2019.

https://efulop7.wixsite.com/



21st International Consciousness Reframed Conference

The 21st International Consciousness Reframed Conference: Sentient States: Bio-mind and Techno-nature (6-8 June 2019. Co-chair)

Orgs: Universidade Católica - Porto, Planetary Collegium.

https://artes.porto.ucp.pt/



1.º Encontro UFP de Estudos sobre Investigação Criativa

Teoria como performance / Performance como teoria: Investigação criativa e(m) poesia digital (13 mar 2019. Keynote Speaker)

1.º Encontro UFP de Estudos sobre Investigação Criativa. Investigação–Criação nos Cruzamentos entre Arte, Ciência e Tecnologia. Sala Fernando Pessoa, Edifício Escola de Estudos Pós-Graduados, University Fernando Pessoa, Porto.

http://mardiog.wixsite.com//



Ciclo Corpo, Espaço, Matéria

O Lugar do Som nas Artes Plásticas (19 nov 2018. Invited Speaker)

Ciclo Corpo, Espaço, Matéria, org. Rute Rosas e Sofia Ponte. Aula Magna of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto. i2ADS/FBAUP/ESMAE. With Hugo Oliveira and Rute Rosas.

https://cem.fba.up.pt/



Imagens do Real Imaginado

Telepoesis — investigação criativa em literatura generativa multimodal (2 nov 2018. Keynote Speaker)

Imagens do Real Imaginado. Fluxos - Ciclo de Fotografia, Cinema e Multimédia. Org. ESMAD - Escola Superior de Média Artes e Design. Biblioteca Municipal Almeida Garrett, Porto.

https://www.esmad.ipp.pt/



Poesias performativas / Performative poetry

Performative Poetry as Program, Programmed Poetry as Performance (29 out 2018. Keynote Speaker)

Poesias performativas / Performative poetry: Teorias e práticas, perspectivas Comparadas, org. Centro de Estudos Comparatistas da Universidade de Lisboa. 29-31 October 2018, Auditório III, Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon, Portugal.

http://cec.letras.ulisboa.pt/



Archives in the Age of Digital Humanities

Efemeridade, impermanência e transformação no Arquivo Digital da PO.EX (25 October 2018. Peer-reviewed)

Panel with Sandra Guerreiro Dias and Bruno Ministro. Archives in the Age of Digital Humanities International Conference, Colégio do Espírito Santo, Universidade de Évora, 24-25 October 2018, org. Instituto de História Contemporânea (IHC-NOVA FCSH) and CIDEHUS-UE.

https://digitalarchiveconference.wordpress.com/



VisoVox

O que pode um arquivo? A transcodificação da poesial visual e sonora no Po-ex.net (28 September 2018. Invited Speaker)

VisoVox Days. Workshops, conferences and performances around visual and sound poetry. Org. Fundação Eugénio de Almeida, Évora.

http://www.fea.pt/centrodearteecultura



ELO 2018

Humor and Constraint in Electronic Literature (15 August 2018. Keynote Speaker)

ELO'18 «Mind the Gap! Thinking Electronic Literature in a Digital Culture: Explorations and Interventions». Org. University of Montréal, Québec, Canada; ELO-Electronic Literature Organization.

https://sites.grenadine.uqam.ca/



Besides the Screen Conference

Sobre arquivos e arquivos digitais (6 July 2018. Peer-reviewed)

Panel 6 – [De_composição e meta_morfose: a im_permanência da obra de Abílio-José Santos no Arquivo Digital da PO.EX]. With Bruno Ministro and Sandra Guerreiro Dias. Besides the Screen Conference, ISMAI, Maia, Porto.

http://besidesthescreen.com/



FLUP 2018

Diálogos na literatura experimental e electrónica de língua portuguesa: Releituras, Simulações, Traduções (26 April 2018. Invited Speaker)

Seminar on Interart Studies of the Master's Degree in Portuguese Language Literature at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Coimbra.

https://www.uc.pt/fluc/



Edited Friday!

“Aesthetic operators” in experimental Portuguese art and poetry during the 1960s, 70s and 80s (16 March 2018. Invited Speaker)

Edited Friday! OEI #79. Edit/publish/distribute! Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden.

https://www.modernamuseet.se/



ELO 2017

ELO'17: Affiliations, Communities, Translations (18-22 July 2017. Chair)

Conference, Exhibitions, Festival. Org. ELO-Electronic Literature Organization, University Fernando Pessoa, Maus Hábitos, Mosteiro de São Bento da Vitória, Palacete dos Viscondes de Balsemão, Passos Manuel

https://conference.eliterature.org/2017



Full list of Conferences since 2001 available on my CiênciaVitae.




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