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:

Titlesort ascending Publication Type Publisher Year
«Electrònicolírica» de Herberto Helder e Combinatória PO.EX Article (other medium) 2015
Um Feixe Luminoso: Uma Leitura da Colecção de Literatura Electrónica Portuguesa Invited lecture 2014
Um Feixe Luminoso: Uma Leitura da Coleção de Literatura Eletrônica Portuguesa Article in an online journal Texto Digital 2015
Transdução: Processos de Transferência na Literatura e Arte Digitais Book (M.A. Thesis) 2011
Time-Lapse Reading as Critical Performance Conference paper or presentation 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
The PO.EX Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature: 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 ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base: A Review Review Electronic Literature Organization 2014
The Digital Diasthima: Time-Lapse Reading Digital Poetry Article or chapter in a book, Conference paper or presentation ISEA International 2015
The Digital Diasthima: Time-Lapse Reading as Critical and Creative Performance Conference paper or presentation 2015
Shaping Absence: Carol Ann Duffy's 'Rapture' Article or chapter in a book 2007
Punkto 0 Issue of a journal Punkto 2010
Presenting the Po-ex.net: The Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature Article in a print journal OEI 2018
O PO.EX, Arquivo Digital da Literatura Experimental Portuguesa: Uma Recensão Review 2014
O Experimentalismo como Invenção, Transgressão e Metamorfose: A PO.EX Revisitada Através de Po-ex.net Article in a print journal Colóquio/Letras 2016
Manuel Portela and Rui Torres on the Portuguese E-Lit Collection at ELMCIP.net Interview 2013
Literature Mods Conference panel or roundtable 2018
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
Finding No Object: A Traversal through Processes in Digital Poetry Conference paper or presentation 2014
ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base in Review Conference panel or roundtable 2018
Electronic Literature and Online Literary Databases: The PO.EX and ELMCIP Cases Article in a print journal riss 2014
E-CyberDigital Poetry: To Grasp or to Build a Genre Identity through a Term’s Choice? Notes and Drafts 2014
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
Documenting Events and Works in the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base Conference paper or presentation 2015
Digital Poetry and Meta-Discourse: A Network of Self-References? Conference paper or presentation 2015
Digital Poetry and Critical Discourse: A Network of Self-References? Article in an online journal MATLIT: Materialities of Literature 2016
Arte Digital: Pixel, Algoritmo, Código, Programação e Dados Article in an online journal idearte 2011
Anti-Spam: Reinventing Data Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal Parsons Journal for Information Mapping 2012
A Literatura Factorial [l!] Article in an online journal Edições UFP 2013
A Hiperperiferia do Ponto: Para uma Defesa da Raposa Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal Punkto 2010
A Beam of Light: Reading the Portuguese Electronic Literature Collection Conference paper or presentation 2014
'Roda Lume' by E. M. de Melo e Castro Review 2015
'Máquinas Pensantes' by Pedro Barbosa Review 2015
'Electrònicolírica' by Herberto Helder and PO.EX Combinatorics Article (other medium) 2015
'Computer Poetry' by Silvestre Pestana Review 2015
'Algorritmos: Infopoemas' by E. M. de Melo e Castro Review 2015
'A Literatura Cibernética 2' by Pedro Barbosa Review 2015
'A Literatura Cibernética 1' by Pedro Barbosa Review 2015

Editorial work:

Curator of:

Titlesort ascending City Country Date
p2p: Polish-Portuguese E-Lit Bergen Norway August 6, 2015 to August 23, 2015
Decentering: Global Electronic Literature 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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