Álvaro Seiça

Short biography: 

Álvaro Seiça is a writer and researcher. His most recent poetry books are Ensinando o Espaço (não (edições), forthcoming 2017), Ö (Self-published, 2014) and permafrost: 20+1 zeptopoemas sms (Bypass Editions, 2012). His publications include Transdução: Processos de Transferência na Literatura Electrónica e Arte Digital (Edições Húmus, 2016). In 2007, he co-founded Bypass, a nomadic editorial and curatorial project. He currently lives in Bergen, Norway, where he is a PhD fellow in Digital Culture at the University of Bergen, Humanities Faculty, Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies. Seiça is a researcher on electronic literature and digital art at the Bergen Electronic Literature Research Group and editor of the ELMCIP Knowledge Base (http://elmcip.net). His PhD dissertation, "setInterval(): Time-Based Readings of Kinetic Poetry" (2017), focus on digital poetry, how time and space shape digital kinetic poetics. alvaroseica.net @AlvaroSeica

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
'A Literatura Cibernética 1' by Pedro Barbosa Review 2015
'A Literatura Cibernética 2' by Pedro Barbosa Review 2015
'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
A Beam of Light: Reading the Portuguese Electronic Literature Collection Conference paper or presentation 2014
A Hiperperiferia do Ponto: Para uma Defesa da Raposa Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal Punkto 2010
A Literatura Factorial [l!] Article in an online journal Edições UFP 2013
Anti-Spam: Reinventing Data Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal Parsons Journal for Information Mapping 2012
Arte Digital: Pixel, Algoritmo, Código, Programação e Dados Article in an online journal idearte 2011
Digital Poetry and Critical Discourse: A Network of Self-References? Article in an online journal MATLIT: Materialities of Literature 2016
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
E-Borges: Stuart Moulthrop’s Victory Garden Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal Op. Cit.: Revista de Estudos Anglo-Americanos/A Journal of Anglo-American Studies 2012
E-CyberDigital Poetry: To Grasp or to Build a Genre Identity through a Term’s Choice? Notes and Drafts 2014
Electronic Literature and Online Literary Databases: The PO.EX and ELMCIP Cases Article in a print journal riss 2014
ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base in Review Conference panel or roundtable 2018
Finding No Object: A Traversal through Processes in Digital Poetry Conference paper or presentation 2014
Literature as Echo: Mark Z. Danielewski's House of Leaves Article in a print journal Op. Cit.: Revista de Estudos Anglo-Americanos/A Journal of Anglo-American Studies 2010
Literature Mods Conference panel or roundtable 2018
Manuel Portela and Rui Torres on the Portuguese E-Lit Collection at ELMCIP.net Interview 2013
O Experimentalismo como Invenção, Transgressão e Metamorfose: A PO.EX Revisitada Através de Po-ex.net Article in a print journal Colóquio/Letras 2016
O PO.EX, Arquivo Digital da Literatura Experimental Portuguesa: Uma Recensão Review 2014
Presenting the Po-ex.net: The Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature Article in a print journal OEI 2018
Punkto 0 Issue of a journal Punkto 2010
Shaping Absence: Carol Ann Duffy's 'Rapture' Article or chapter in a book 2007
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
The ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base: A Review Review Electronic Literature Organization 2014
The Freedom Adventure of Portuguese Experimentalism and Kinetic Poetry Article or chapter in a book Bloomsbury Academic 2018
The PO.EX Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature: A Review Review Electronic Literature Organization 2014
The Transducer Function: An Introduction to a Theoretical Typology in Electronic Literature and Digital Art Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal CITARJournal: Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts 2012
Time-Lapse Reading as Critical Performance Conference paper or presentation 2014
Transdução: Processos de Transferência na Literatura e Arte Digitais Book (M.A. Thesis) 2011
Um Feixe Luminoso: Uma Leitura da Coleção de Literatura Eletrônica Portuguesa Article in an online journal Texto Digital 2015
Um Feixe Luminoso: Uma Leitura da Colecção de Literatura Electrónica Portuguesa Invited lecture 2014
«Electrònicolírica» de Herberto Helder e Combinatória PO.EX Article (other medium) 2015

Editorial work:

Curator of:

Title City Country Date
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
Affiliations - Remix and Intervene: Computing Sound and Visual Poetry Porto Portugal July 19, 2017 to July 22, 2017

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