ANA MOUTINHO (1986, Lisbon) is a Lecturer at Universidade Lusófona, a Honorary Researcher at University College London and Lead UX at Holition. Ana has been collaborating on some research projects at UCL, such as Screens in the Wild: Exploring the potential of networked urban screens for communities and culture (2013, led by EPSCR), 2 KE Secondments at Holition (2014, funded by UCL Advances) and Visage: Augmented Reality for Cultural Heritage (Reserach project from the Computer Science Department – UCL). Ana’s background is Multimedia Art, Computer Science and Museology. Currently Ana is a guest co-coordinator of the Post-Screen research project based on the use of screens within artistic practices, technology and cybercultures contexts.
ANA TERESA VICENTE (1982, Lisbon) is an artist, PhD student and FCT research fellow at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon. She studied Painting and Photography, and has exhibited regularly since 2005 in Portugal and abroad, having received several national and international awards. Currently she works in the area of photography, focusing mainly on issues of memory, identity, movement and gesture, as well as in the relationship between photography and new media practices. She is a co-coordinator and researcher of the Post-Screen research project based on the use of screens within artistic practices, technology and cybercultures context.
ANA VELHINHO (1982, Beja) is a communication designer, PhD student at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon and a researcher at CIEBA and LAB:ACM–Art and Media Lab of the Polytechnic Institute of Beja collaborating on international research projects about digital media. As a designer, she develops graphic, editorial and multimedia projects focusing her research on post-internet culture and the influence of media and networking on image-driven practices and literacies. Currently, Ana Velhinho is coordinator assistant and researcher of the Post-Screen research project based on the use of screens within artistic practices, technology and cybercultures contexts.
HELENA FERREIRA (1982, Lisbon) is an artist, PhD student and FCT Research Fellow at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon. Trained as an artist her work develops around practical and theoretical research on art installation, video, screen studies, site-specific artworks, sculpture, with a particular focus on the immaterialized projected image and its relation with the physical space. Helena has authored several articles and presented lectures internationally around this topics. Since 2007 she has participated in several exhibitions in Portugal and abroad. Currently Helena is co-coordinator and researcher of the Post-Screen research project based on the use of screens within artistic practices, technology and cybercultures contexts. http://helenaferreira.net
AVA FATAH is an Architect, Educator and Researcher. She is Associate Professor in ‘Media Architecture and Urban Digital Interaction’ and leads the studio ‘Body as Inteface’ and ‘City as Interface’ on the MSc (Adaptive) Architectural Computation at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. Her research in the area of Architecture, Urban Interaction Design, Mixed Reality and Ubiquitous Computing has developed over the last 15 years through teaching and research positions she held at UCL. She is the Principal Investigator of the ‘Screens in the Wild’, which explores the potential of networked urban screens for communities and culture and offers a unique longitudinal research and a living lab environment since 2011 in the UK. Ava is a chair and a member of the organising committee on the Media Architecture Biennale (2012, 14 in Aarhus and 16 in June, Sydney).
HUGO FERRÃO (1954). Doctorate in Fine Arts (Painting) at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon – thesis: «Painting as hypertext visible, establishment of tecno-imaginary of the «Citor» (2007); title of Associate Professor – essay:«Cyberart, cyberpunk imagery, or the implosion of the future» (1996). Master in Educationl Multimedia for Communication, at the Open University – dissertation: «Cyberspace, as a matter of the dream; tribes and virtual territories» (1995). Postgraduate studies in Sociology of Sacred and Religious Thought from the New University of Lisbon – essay: ««Madonna della Vittoria, versus Sacra Conversazion, visibility and legibility of pictorial discourse» (1992). Associate Professor of Painting; creates the discipline of Cyberart; founder and first chairman of CIEBA (2007); chairman of the Scientific Council (2006-2012) – Faculty of Fine-Arts. Member of the General Council of the Universty of Lisbon (2011-2016). Research and publishes in the fields of painting, symbology, iconography, cyberart, cyberculture, and hypertext.
JUDITE PRIMO has a PhD in Education from the Universidade Portucalense Infante D. Henrique (2007), a Master’s in Museology from the Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologia (2000) and a Degree in Museology from the Federal University of Bahia (1996), she is Director of the Department of Museology at the Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologia (ULHT) de Lisboa, where she coordinates the Doctoral and Master’s programmes of Museology. As an integrated Researcher at CeiED-UI&D of the ULHT in the areas of Education, Heritage, Human Development and Museology, she carries out research in the fields of Museological Theory, Sociomuseology, Heritage, Local Museums and Social Memory. A member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Sociomuseology and of the Revista Lusófona de Educação, she has experience in the field of Museology, with an emphasis on Sociomuseology. She is also a lecturer on the subjects of Sociology of Culture, Cultural Policies, Museology and Heritage, Museology and Contemporary Thought, Introduction to Contemporary Thought, Museology and Cultural Policies and Museology and Gender, integrated in the Doctorate and Master’s programmes in Museology and in the Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Economics, and Arts, at ULHT.
JOSÉ GOMES PINTO holds a PhD in Philosophy. He an Associate Professor at School of Arts, Architecture, Arts and Information Technologies, Lusófona University in Lisbon, Portugal. He is currently Invited Professor at Fine Arts Faculty of Lisbon University. He taught also as a Guest Professor at Salamanca University, Spain and Évora University, Portugal. He is the head of a PhD Program in Philosophy-Contemporary Thought and Media Art. He is affiliated to CICANT (Center for Research in Applied Communication, Culture and New Technologies), being part of its Board since 2011. He was a visiting fellow at Humboldt Universität, Philosophische Fakultät III, Ästhetik Seminar under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Friedrich Kittler. He main areas of interest are Aesthetics and Theory of Art, Media Art and Media Theory, Philosophy of Technology, Philosophy of Media, Politics and the Media.
MÁRIO MOUTINHO works in the area of Social Museology and Urbanism. He taught at the Universidade de Lisboa and was main Advisor at the National Museum of Natural history in Lisbon between 1977 and 2007. He is a professor and researcher in the Department of Museology and Urbanism of the Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologia, where he is also the Rector of that University. Among others he published “A Função Social do Museu” and “Pobres e Ricos: Globalização ou Neoliberalismo”. He is a DPLG architect from the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts (ENSBA) in Paris and doctorate in Anthropology from the University of Paris VII Jussieu. He is a former president of the International Coordination of MINOM-ICOM (International Council of Museums) and is currently a member of that entity.