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was born in Nazaré in a high place with a view to the sea. He completed his Psychology degree but his love for drawing grew bigger. He then dedicated to illustration, painting and other areas. He has a blog called Maria Macaréu where he shares his love for comics, rock 'n' roll and the sea.

is someone born in Oporto in 1982 who writes under the pseudonym amadeu liberto fraga. Occasional poet and image gatherer.

Her works reflect the relentless pursuit of the naturopoliphinic relationship between microscopic and cosmic, the unit and the indistinctly noisy. Her narratives are developed between fictional biography, social speculations and ways of knowing. Outcomes take the form of texts, videos, photographs, drawings, installations and live audiovisual performances.

is a PhD student in Literary, Cultural and Interartistic Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto. She is a researcher at the Institute for Comparative Literature Margarida Losa (Porto). Her thesis focuses on the interartistic dimension of Portuguese Surrealism, specially on the work of Carlos Eurico da Costa, Henrique Risques Pereira and Isabel Meyrelles.

was born in Porto, in 1984. Author of Flúor (Textura Edições, 2013), Um pouco acima do lugar onde melhor se escuta o coração (Edições Artefacto, 2015) and Tão bela como qualquer rapaz (Língua Morta, 2017). Alegria para o fim do mundo (Porto Editora, 2019) compiles her previous books. Published the prose collection Clavicórdio (Língua Morta, 2020) and Canina (Tinta da China, 2022).

was born in 1979. He has a degree in Painting and Psychology and a master degree in Visual Arts and industrial-organizational psychology. André has published 5 books of poetry, the most recent being “A Axila de Egon Schiele” (Porto Editora, 2020).

is a PhD student hired by the University of Vigo with a scholarship from the Spanish Ministry of Education. She’s currently working on her thesis on the poetry of everyday life in contemporary Galician and Portuguese literatures. Among her research areas are contemporary Galician and Portuguese poetry, intermedial works and comparative studies.

(1983-2019) was a Portuguese-Canadian poet and painter. Born in Toronto in 1983, she lived between Porto and Azores. She was a great friend of the cursed poet Vítor Teves (b. 1983), who is currently preparing her first collection of poems under the title "Liliputiana".

is a junior researcher at the Institute for Comparative Literature (U. Porto). He holds a Ph.D. in Materialities of Literature (U. Coimbra) and is the co-editor of the PO.EX Digital Archive (U. Fernando Pessoa). []

is an adjunct professor in the Department of Letters at UNIRIO, where she served as director between 2020 and 2022. Currently, she is conducting a postdoctoral research at the Institute for Comparative Literature at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto. She has published the poetry book "Conforme minha médica" (Confraria do vento, 2016) and the booklet "O mapa do céu na terra" (Círculo de poemas, 2023). She directed the feminist short films "Amiga oculta" (2017), "Qual imagem" (2018), and "Esguicho" (2019), which were screened at national and international exhibitions and festivals.

lives and works in Camboriú, Santa Catarina. She's a visual artist and self-taught photographer who works with photography, appropriated images and manual collage. She participated in several exhibitions and festivals. Between 2013 and 2021, she won the Prémio Brasil Fotografia and Prémio Pierre Verger de Fotografia. In 2022, she was nominated for Prêmio Pipa.

lives and works in Boston, where she teaches at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Her work is included in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts of Boston, and she was awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council grant in 2020. Recent exhibitions include the Danforth Museum, MA, and the Washington Art Association, CT.

lives and works in Lisbon. As a visual artist, she daily develops the practice of drawing, writing and video-art. She integrates sr teste edições.

was born in Lisbon, in 1975. She has published Estufa (2015), Tártaro (2016) and Filha Febril (2017) by Douda Correria and Oxigénio (2022) by Flan de Tal. Among others, she participated, among others in magazines such as Enfermaria 6, Diversos Afins (Brazil), Flanzine, Cidade Nua, Revista Gerador, Luvina - Revista Literaria de la Universidad de Guadalajara (Mexico) and Suroeste, Revista de Literaturas Ibéricas.

was a professional photographer between 2008 and 2010. She has a degree from Instituto Português de Fotografia (IPF) and worked as an intern for Revista Visão and Jornal Público. Although it’s no longer her job, she still photographs out of passion.

holds a PhD in Contemporary Art from University of Coimbra. Master in Aesthetics from University of Social Sciences and Humanities (Nova) Lisbon. Graduated in Fine Arts and Drawing from Ar.Co. Her philosophy investigation, as well as her practice as an artist, contemplates the relationship between doing and thinking, in direct dialogue with drawing.

has a Degree in Portuguese and Lusophone Studies and a Masters in Portuguese as a Second/Foreign Language, by the University of Porto. Currently, among other activities, he teaches Portuguese at Camões - Centro Cultural Português in Vigo, Spain. He cuts and glues loose things in his spare time.

is a photographer, studied Cinema and is a postgraduate in contemporary photography, has several individual exhibitions and three published books: "Metro" (2018), "Passa Num instante" (2020) e "Lonesome Traveler Project" (2020). He often works with Theater and Dance companies as well as Gerador.

Author, curator, and translator of (cyber)experimental literature, co-founding member of d1g1t0 indivíduo_colectivo [], integrated member of ILCML, Margarida Losa Institute for Comparative Literature Margarida Losa, and researcher at CODA - Centre for Digital Culture and Innovation (FLUP, University of Porto). In 2018, he earned a Ph.D. in Materialities of Literature from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Coimbra, with a thesis dedicated to the analysis of haptic interfaces as expressive elements in computational literature. He is a member of MATLIT LAB, the Humanities Laboratory at the University of Coimbra. []

holds a Ph.D. in Literary Theory. As part of his post-doctoral work, he joined “Rastro, Margem, Clarão”, a project by Terceira Pessoa association, exploring Rui Nunes’s writing. In 2020, he published “Na imprecisa visão do vento” (with Susana Paiva) and a poetry anthology by Raul de Carvalho.

was born on 7 January 1964 and will die. This is the biographical note she keeps repeating. She produces Fotolazys, a kind of "lazy" image constructed from pre-existing images. The basic technique is collage. The exhibition object is a print on photographic paper.

is currently a researcher at the Institute of Comparative Literature Margarida Losa. She has published two poetry books: Cisco (2014, Mariposa Azual) e Animais de Sangue Frio (2017, Língua Morta). She has also published in several literary magazines.

published 37 books of poetry, poetic performance and international anthologies of visual poetry in several countries. Since 1983, he presented more than 240 interventions and performances in 120 International Festivals, Museums, Cultural Centers and Art Galleries of 26 countries. He is the author of "Soneto Ecológico", a work of environmental poetry composed by 70 trees, in Matosinhos.

was born during the Cold Winter of 75 in Lisbon, where he still spends most of his time.

is a PhD candidate in Literary, Cultural and Interartistic Studies in the University of Porto. Currently developing a thesis on Herberto Helder. Cinema and television screenwriter. No longer the football follower that has once been.

works and lives in Lisbon. []

was born in Porto and graduated in Literature with a Master in Documentary Cinema. It was in Argentina that she has her first contact with the audiovisual world, working as a photography and direction assistent. Nowadays she works with video and photography, national brands and videoclips.

has a master's degree in law and is a film critic, director, and programmer. His works include "You Can't Create The World Twice" (2017), "The Skid" (2019), "Reconstruction" (2022) and "Helmut's Triumph" (2022), screened at national and international film festivals. He contributed to several outlets and participated in cinema debates. Currently, he is attending the Master's in Cinema at the School of Arts of the Portuguese Catholic University, where he is finishing his new short film "As Sombras do Parque".

has a bachelor’s degree in Languages, Literatures and Cultures and a master’s degree in Translation and Language Services. In 2022, he was given the Fundação Dr. Luís Rainha literary prize, awarded yearly by the Correntes d’Escritas festival. He enjoys reading about other people’s lives and writing about his own.

(Belo Horizonte, 1980) is a Professor of Brazilian Literature at UFMG. He published, among others, the books "Poesia contemporânea: reconfigurações do sensível" (2018) and "A extração dos dias: poesia brasileira agora" (2017).

After a decade of self-publishing and co-editing on the experimental publishing platform Troll Thread, Holly Melgard has just released her first book with an outside publisher, Fetal Position (Roof 2021). With a PhD in Poetics from SUNY Buffalo, she currently lives in Brooklyn, designing books and teaching writing at New York University.

is a PhD student in Literary, Cultural and Interartistic Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto. With a scholarship financed by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), she is currently writing a thesis about the poets Salette Tavares and António Aragão. She is a researcher at the Institute for Comparative Literature Margarida Losa (Porto) and one of the editors of the Interarts Magazine SKHEMA.

was born in 1995. She graduated in Physics and abandoned a masters in Mathematics. She was selected to the European Project Every Story Matters, where she develops inclusive stories. She moves between science and art, author and reader, image and word, trying to rupture some frontiers. She questions a lot, but every now and then, she just stops to draw.

has exhibited her work since 2001, in solo and group shows, in Portugal and abroad. Her work was acquired by national collections as EDP Foundation, D. Luís I Foundation, MGFR (Fernando Ribeiro), Safira and Luís Serpa, Centro Português de Serigrafia; and international collections as Yolande De Bontridder, Galila Barzilaï-Hollander, Jean-Marie Stroobants, among others. Baraona has been lecturing at ESAD.CR since 2003.

has a degree in fashion and textile design. She likes to create stories, always looking for beauty. She likes to look at the sky and her thinking lives far away. With age she discovers that she likes animals more and more.

is a PhD researcher whose work deals mainly with issues of representation and figuration, ontology and phenomenology of images. He authored and co-edited several books, including Espectros do Cinema: Manoel de Oliveira e João Pedro Rodrigues [Specters of Cinema: Manoel de Oliveira and João Pedro Rodrigues] (Documenta, 2020).

is an electronic music artist with a background in Computer Engineering (FCTUC) and Music Arts (FCSH). He dedicates himself to exploring and thinking about sound in its different interpretations and aesthetics. Radio and underground culture are part of his daily life, through his work with RUC and Rádio Quântica, where he co-created the programs Fuinki and Instrumental Violence.

was born in Lisbon, where he currently lives. Law is his trade. In his spare times, every now and then, he dives into writing and music. He has published the short story book “Histórias Amorais, para crianças e animais” and is about to release an EP based on the character “The Lone Ranger”.

Co-founding member of d1g1t0 indivíduo_colectivo, João Santa Cruz is a mobile application programmer with experience in web development. He is also dedicated to the composition, production, and exploration of soundscapes, combining sound design with dynamic interface programming. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from UTAD and a Master's in Open Source Software from ISCTE. []

is a Scottish artist based in London, U.K., who uses analogue film to create hand painted photography, moving image, and sculpture. Recent and upcoming exhibitions include New Art Projects at SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York (2020), Light’s Trace, A.P.T gallery, London (2022), Very Private? Charleston House, Lewes (2022), Hunting Razorbills, New Art Projects, London (2023), and Incipit. Scree. Explicit. Artexte, Montreal (2023).

is a South African-Canadian poet, scholar, and literary curator. Her multilingual, debut collection, Ekke, won the Pat Lowther Memorial Award and her book-length narrative poem, Hell Light Flesh, has been adapted and produced as a mono-opera film called Light, composed by Jimmie LeBlanc. Klara holds a PhD from Concordia University.

finds her motivation in investigation projects centered around interdisciplinary and artistic experimentation. She is an FCT Ph.D. fellow in Materialities of Literature at the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Coimbra, where she has sought to listen to literature and think with her ears. Her inter-artistic journey includes dance, music conservatory, radio, and book publishing.

is a Ph.D. candidate in Literary, Cultural, and Interartistic Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto and in Literary Studies at the University of Vigo. She graduated in Portuguese Studies from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the University Nova de Lisboa (2020) and completed her Master's in Literary, Cultural, and Interartistic Studies – Comparative Studies and Intercultural Relations branch at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto in 2022.

was born in Passo Fundo (Rio Grande do Sul) and lives in São Paulo (São Paulo). She graduated in Philosophy, specializing in Metaphysics and Epistemology. In 2020, she published "A mulher submersa" (Urutau, 2020), a book that won Prêmio Minuano and was finalist for Prémio Jabuti (poetry category). Two years later, she published "Sal" (Assírio & Alvim - Brasil, 2022). In Portugal, her latest publication is "Canção derruída" (Assírio & Alvim, 2023).

Filmmaker, poet, translator.

lives in Lisbon, where she plays, draws, sings, outwits time and plots revolutions.

completed a BA at Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema and a MA in Acting at Guildford School of Acting. Since 2012 she has worked as an actress and done some co-creations in theatre and cinema. Recently she is preparing her first theatre show, based on 4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane.

is a photographer and director, studied Cinema and a Master's in Philosophy, Aesthetics, and did research in Photography. She filmed at international film festivals, was part of the MNAC exhibition in 2015 and her film "Maria Lucília Moita" is part of the collection at MIAA, Abrantes. Portrayed Lisbon's Cinema projection booths in 2017 and has published in editions such as “A Torção dos Sentidos” (Documenta, 2020).

lives in Lisbon, where he translates, teaches, writes, plays out the poems’ promises and tears down walls.

Between 1991 and 1997, he was part of Teatro Colectivo O Grupo, in Almada. He worked on several productions by the collective Olho, at Espaço Ginjal. He collaborated with Teatro O Bando between 1996 and 2016. He founded Útero Cultural Association in 1997 where he develops his authorial artistic work. His latest creation is Hamlet, L'Ange du Bizarre.

is graduated in Theater at Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema de Lisboa, he has been developing his artistic and creative work in a professional way since 2009. He is an artistic co-director of Terceira Pessoa ( He started his relationship with photography in 2014, an activity which he has practiced and deepened in a self-taught way.

is author of works of fiction, theater, poetry, essay and other genres. He is a Professor of Portuguese Literature at the University of Porto and a Researcher at the Institute of Comparative Literature Margarida Losa.

(Porto, 1957) is a multifaceted artist, also known as Corbe. In addition to poetry, she has devoted herself to areas such as theater, translation, songwriting, dramaturgy, drawing, art education, criticism, video, screenwriting, and production. She has taught at various institutions and served as director of the film magazine A Grande Ilusão. She co-founded the band Três Tristes Tigres and the Mário Dinísio Center - Casa da Achada. In recent years, her work as a screenwriter and playwright has intensified. She lives and works with Saguenail since 1975. Hélastre is the emblem of their shared work [].

is a poet (has published 10 poetry books), a translator (has translated around 50 poets into Portuguese so far), a literary critic (writes reviews and has recently organized an anthology of new voices in Portuguese Poetry) and a collagist (exhibited his collages in 2017). PhD in Portuguese Literature (2010).

was born in Coimbra, June 1978. He has published poetry books and book-objects through self-publishing or small presses. He also works with collage.
Currently lives in Køge, Denmark.

is a poet and essayist based in New Orleans. He is the author of ten books of poetry, including newest book, The Charm & The Dread (Fence Books, 2022). He has appeared in over 20 anthologies, including Best American Poetry and Best American Experimental Poetry (BAX).

was born in Castelo Branco in 1987. He has been living in Lisbon since 2005. He was in São Paulo between 2017 and 2019. He has been exhibiting and publishing regularly since 2006. He is a visual artist, performer, and poet.

is a researcher and a professor. As a poet, she has been part of several collectives, conducting poetic performances throughout the country. She has been publishing poetry in magazines and anthologies.

is a PhD candidate in Fine Arts (Painting) with the investigation Painting time: the experience of the limit, with a co-orientation in Musicology. She is a researcher at CIEBA and CESEM. She maintains an artistic practice both in visual arts and in music.

(Évora, 1984) is an anthropologist and has been working with Cabo Verdean migrant families for the past years. His research is focused on food and its relations with identity, memory, and place/dwelling. He spends most of his time cooking and taking photographs.

is a dancer, performer, choreographer and film director. Her career as a soloist dancer started at the Biennale Di Venezia (2008), under the artistic direction of Ismael Ivo. In 2010, she became a permanent member of the Compagnie Marie Chouinard, while also contributing to the creation of works signed by Marie Chouinard. She is rewarded by the prestigious prize Positano "Léonide Massine" of the year as an international dancer (2017). Her choreographic journey began with "she's moving" (2019), followed by her role as choreographer and performer in the 360° virtual reality dance film "Tavata" (2020-2021), and her own creation, "LUCE” (2022), where she assumed multiple roles.

holds a PhD in Comparative Studies from the University of Lisbon and is part of the Synaesthesia research group. Her thesis on dance as intermedial translation received recognition from Lisbon's National Museum of Theatre and Dance. Her research has been published in various journals, including Routledge. Formerly a research assistant at Concordia University, she now lives in Newcastle, working as a community coordinator and independent researcher.

was born in Porto in 1985. In 2010 he obtained a master's degree in Portuguese Literature at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto. In 2017, at the same faculty, he defended his doctoral thesis. His theoretical and artistic practice aims to promote the dialogue between literature, sound and cinema.

is graduated in Classical Languages and Literature from FLUL and PhD in Visual and Gender Studies at Utrecht University with a thesis on the work of the painter Paula Rego. Lecturer at Instituto Camões at Stockholm University and cultural advisor at the Portuguese Embassy, she previously lived in the Netherlands and Chile. She is particularly interested in the artistic intersections between image, movement and text, whether in the field of teaching and research, or in the field of creation.

is a researcher and multimedia artist. She has a PhD in Arts (UERJ) and a Phd in Philosophy (PUC-Rio); she has a master’s degree in Aesthetics and Philosophy of Arts (UFF) and a degree in Visual Arts (ESAD-CR). She published "Alguns mundos" (Ed. Urutau, 2019). She is currently a visiting professor in the Visual Arts Program at the University of Minho.

has a PhD in Literary, Cultural and Interartistic Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto, with a thesis concerning the work of Fernando Lemos, Rui Nunes, Manuel Gusmão e Luís Quintais. He is a researcher at the Institute for Comparative Literature Margarida Losa (Porto) and one of the editors of SKHEMA - Interarts Magazine.

is a poet, philologist, translator, video creator and an active and award-winning cultural manager. She manages her own Residence for Writers in Coruña. Since 2009, she has been organizing literary workshops, international poetry translation workshops, festivals and monthly poetry cycles. She won, among others, the Ojo Critic Award 2009, Irmandade do Livro “Author of the Year” Award 2014 and the González-Garcés Award. She has published seven individual poetry books, several anthologies, and seven children's poetry books. She has worked as an editor, biographer and translator for contemporary poets. Her last book of poetry is entitled Materia (Xerais, 2022). "Paleta Planeta" (Although, 2021) is the title of her latest volume for children.

(1960) is a poet, translator, and author of children's and young adult literature. Represented in various anthologies, he has published several books of poetry, including "A Palavra Exuberante" (2004), "Sortilégios da Terra" (2007), and "Noite Vertical" (2017). He has contributed to newspapers and magazines in Angola, Brazil, Mozambique, Italy, and Spain. He has translated poems by Vicente Huidobro, William Carlos Williams, and Joan Brossa, and has organized editions of the works of Mário Cesariny, Natália Correia, Fernando Pessoa, and Luís Carlos Patraquim.

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