ONLINE CONVERSATIONS: JOSÉ BRAGANÇA DE MIRANDA
Conversations with different guests about Body, Science, Thought, Community, Sustainability, Imagination, in relation to Covid-19, moderated by Cláudia Galhós, Vítor Balenciano and the Generator team. The conversations are live on the BoCA Bienal YouTube channel. Every Wednesday and Friday until at least the 30th of June.
29 APR: José Bragança de Miranda, 8pm
Moderator: Cláudia Galhós
José A. Bragança de Miranda (1953) is a Portuguese researcher, essayist and university professor. He holds a PhD in Communication Sciences in Universidade Nova de Lisboa, with aggregation in «Theory of Culture» at the same University. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and a Professor at Universidade Lusófona. He has taught in the areas of Theory of Culture and Contemporary Arts, Media Theory and Cyberculture, in addition to having devoted himself to political philosophy for years. He is a researcher at ICnova and CICANT- He is a member of the SOPCOM-Portuguese Association of Communication Sciences of which he was a co-founder. He curated the project Ligações_Links_Liaisons for Porto2001 – European Capital of Culture, in collaboration with Maria Teresa Cruz, a project that resulted in the book Critique of Connections in the Technical Era (Tropismos, 2002). He was Chairman of the Communication Sciences panel at FCT, President of the Documentary Jury (2006) at Icam, member of the BESfoto award jury (2008), member of the Jury of the Luso-Spanish Culture Award (2017). Author of numerous essays in the most diverse areas of contemporary culture, of his publications stand out only the Books Analytical of Actuality, Politics and Modernity, Traits. Essays on Contemporary Culture, Theory of Culture, Synthesis, Albuquerque Mendes or the Ardor of Art, Fall Without End, Submissions. A philosophical experimentation in Blogs, Corpo e Imagem and Jorge Molder. He has addressed contemporary art in several essays, namely on «interactive arts», the relations between «Arte e Corpo», or the works of Richard Tuttle, Jimmie Durham, Jorge Molder, Stelarc, Romy Castro, Alberto Carneiro, Rui Macedo, João Sousa Cardoso, Ana Rito, Oak Apples, etc.