Rui Matoso

Is a Professor at the Lusófona University of Humanities and Technology (ULHT/ECATI) and at the Theatre and Cinema School (ESTC-IPL). He is a member of the ECREA – European Communication Research and Education Association.

He is a PhD doctorate in Communication Sciences at ULHT/CICANT, where he investigates the post-media visuality in the work and thought of the german filmmaker Harun Farocki.

He is co-editor with Jose Gomes Pinto of the book “Art and Photography in Media Environments” (ECREA/ULHT, 2016) and guest lecturer at the Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures 2016 (CIEBA/FBAUL).

In 2015 he was Research Fellow at the Vilém Flusser Archiv (Berlin)

In 2014 he was Scientific Advisor for the Strategic Plan 2015-2020 of Artemrede. And co-organizer of the Cycle of Conferences ‘Culture, Public Space and Development: What options for a transformative cultural policy’ and author of the respective publication, promoted by CIMAC – Intermunicipal Community of Central Alentejo.

Has been publishing several scientific articles, such as:

  • What options for a transformative cultural policy?, 2014. (Que opções para uma política cultural transformadora?)
  • The Speculative Image, 2015 (A Imagem Especulativa)
  • Neuropower or the cybernetic game between control and insubmission, 2016. (Neuropoder ou o jogo cibernético entre o controlo e a insubmissão)
  • The synthetic perception and the industrialization of the non-gaze in Harun Farocki, 2016. (A perceção sintética e a industrialização do não-olhar em Harun Farocki)
  • The Computation of the (In)Visible- Image, Ideology and Neocibernetics, 2017. (A Computação do (In)Visível – Imagem, Ideologia e Neocibernética)
  • Cultural activism and social transformation: cases and strategies of urban policies and practices, 2017. (Activismo cultural e transformação social: casos e estratégias de práticas e políticas urbanas.)

EDUCATION

2008: Mestrado. Master’s Degree.Master degree in Cultural Pratices for Municipalities.
Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Portugal.

Support and Partners

Universidade Lusófona
Universidade Lusófona do Porto
ECATI
FCAATI
FCT
FNAC

Institutional Membership

ECREA
CILECT
SOPCOM
ELIA

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