Álvaro Seiça

Álvaro Seiça. Image credits: Eva Østensen (modified by Álvaro Seiça)
Short biography: 

Álvaro Seiça is a Portuguese writer and researcher based in Bergen, Norway. He is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at UiB, UCLA and UC, where he investigates the poetics and politics of erasure within the EU-funded project “The Art of Deleting.” Seiça holds a PhD in Digital Culture from the University of Bergen, with the thesis “setInterval(): Time-Based Readings of Kinetic Poetry” (2017). His publications include the poetry books Supressão (2019), upoesia (2019), Previsão para 365 poemas (2018), Ensinando o espaço (2017), Ö (2014), and Permafrost (2012), and the scholarly book Transdução (2017).

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
CELL Project Meeting Conference panel or roundtable 2018
ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base in Review Conference panel or roundtable 2018
Literature Mods Conference panel or roundtable 2018
Presenting the Po-ex.net: The Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature Article in a print journal OEI 2018
The Freedom Adventure of Portuguese Experimentalism and Kinetic Poetry Article or chapter in a book Bloomsbury Academic 2018
Digital Poetry and Critical Discourse: A Network of Self-References? Article in an online journal MATLIT: Materialities of Literature 2016
O Experimentalismo como Invenção, Transgressão e Metamorfose: A PO.EX Revisitada Através de Po-ex.net Article in a print journal Colóquio/Letras 2016
'Algorritmos: Infopoemas' by E. M. de Melo e Castro Review 2015
'Computer Poetry' by Silvestre Pestana Review 2015
'Electrònicolírica' by Herberto Helder and PO.EX Combinatorics Article (other medium) 2015
'Máquinas Pensantes' by Pedro Barbosa Review 2015
'Roda Lume' by E. M. de Melo e Castro Review 2015
Digital Poetry and Meta-Discourse: A Network of Self-References? Conference paper or presentation 2015
Documenting Events and Works in the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base Conference paper or presentation 2015
The Digital Diasthima: Time-Lapse Reading as Critical and Creative Performance Conference paper or presentation 2015
The Digital Diasthima: Time-Lapse Reading Digital Poetry Article or chapter in a book, Conference paper or presentation ISEA International 2015
Um Feixe Luminoso: Uma Leitura da Coleção de Literatura Eletrônica Portuguesa Article in an online journal Texto Digital 2015
«Electrònicolírica» de Herberto Helder e Combinatória PO.EX Article (other medium) 2015
A Beam of Light: Reading the Portuguese Electronic Literature Collection Conference paper or presentation 2014
E-CyberDigital Poetry: To Grasp or to Build a Genre Identity through a Term’s Choice? Notes and Drafts 2014

Editorial work:

Curator of:

Titlesort descending City Country Date
Affiliations - Remix and Intervene: Computing Sound and Visual Poetry Porto Portugal July 19, 2017 to July 22, 2017
Decentering: Global Electronic Literature Bergen Norway August 6, 2015 to August 23, 2015
p2p: Polish-Portuguese E-Lit Bergen Norway August 6, 2015 to August 23, 2015
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Álvaro Seiça
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