Raquel Castro

Her work draws upon the relationship between sound, environment and urbanism, and has been presented in different formats. She is a soundscape researcher, documentary director and curator. She is the founder and director of Lisboa Soa Sound Art Festival and the International Symposium Invisible Places. She holds a PhD in Communication and Arts from FCSH-UNL with the thesis “Contributions for an Analysis of the Soundscape: Sound, Space and Acoustic Identity”. As a director, she highlights her film Soundwalkers, which circulated internationally through various festivals and sound conferences. She is an Integrated Researcher at Cicant/Universidade Lusófona.

Degree

2016: PhD in Communication Sciences (specialized in Communication and Arts) by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the New University of Lisbon, with the thesis “Contributions to a Soundscape Analysis: Sound, Space and Acoustic Identity”
2007: Master in Communication Sciences – specialization in Audiovisual and Multimedia, by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the New University of Lisbon, with the thesis: For an Introduction to Acoustic Ecology
1998: Degree in Management and Social Development by Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Support and Partners

Universidade Lusófona
Universidade Lusófona do Porto
ECATI
FCAATI
FCT
FNAC

Institutional Membership

ECREA
CILECT
SOPCOM
ELIA

Get in touch:

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