Rui Vitorino Santos

Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto

investigador colaborador

Rui Vitorino Santos (b. 1971, Batalha, Portugal) as a PhD in Art and Design (2015) at University of Porto. He as a MA in Multimedia Art (2001) and a BA in Communication Design (1995) at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto. He is an Integrated Researcher at ID+ – Research Institute for Design, Media and Culture and also a collaborator researcher at i2ADS – Research Institute in Art, Design and Society (FBAUP). He is a lecturer in the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto at the Design Department. His main research areas are illustration, visual narratives, self-publishing and the intersections between individual and collective design and visual practices. He regularly participates as an author or curator at illustration and visual narratives events. Has a producer of images he had been exploring the narrative possibilities of illustration and design as social, cultural and political repositories that rethink the post-digital and multiliteracy condition. He regularly participating in scientific conferences such as CONFIA- International Conference on Illustration & Animation or MYETI – Meeting on Youth Education Illustration. His research is published in several peer-reviewed articles in international conferences, such as BCAM&C (IAFOR), CNaPPES or CONFIA. He was as a researcher member at Wisdom Transfer: towards the scientific inscription of individual legacies in contexts of retirement from art and design higher education and research project (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029022) at ID+. He is currently a researcher at Echoing the Communal Self: designing the dissemination and replication of self-initiated practices in underprivileged urban communities in a post-pandemic world project (EXPL/ART-DAQ/0037/2) at ID+.


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