Cristina Ferreira

Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto

investigadora integrada

Cristina Ferreira, born in Porto (Portugal), graduated in Communication Design, Master in Art and Multimedia and PhD in Art and Design from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto. In 1997 she received the Engenheiro António de Almeida Foundation Award as the best student in the Communication Design Course. Assistant Professor at the Department of Design of the FBAUP, lecturing in the areas of Communication Design and Communication Sciences (Visual Communication; Photography; Multimedia Narratives). Worked as a schoolbook illustrator for a few years in one of the country’s leading publishing houses. She develops research in the epistemological field of Image, intersecting the fields of communication design, visual literacy and photography. She is also interested in new modes of sustainable production of images, both analog and digital. Develops research into the language of images and how they can be a tool to see, understand the world and the other through ourselves. Integrated member of i2ADS (Institute for Research in Art, Design and Society) since 2022 and collaborator of ID+ (Institute for Research in Design, Media and Culture) since 2014. Member of the Creation Laboratory for Health Literacy at the University of Porto (LACLIS).


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