Rui Torres

Person
Residency: 
Oporto
Portugal
PT
Nationality: 
Portugal
PT
Born: 
1973
Record Status: 
Short biography: 

Rui Torres graduated in Communication Sciences (UFP, Porto, 1995), holds a Ph.D. in Luso-Brazilian Literature (UNC -Chapel Hill, USA, 2002), was a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Foundation for Science and Technology (COS - PUC-SP, Brazil, 2005-07), and has Habilitation in Information Sciences - Multimedia Studies (UFP, Porto, 2013).

Associate Professor at University Fernando Pessoa (UFP), teaching seminars for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in communication, semiotics, literature and hypermedia.

Visiting Professor in M.A. programmes of the NOVA University of Lisbon (Portugal), University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) and University of Tallinn (Estonia).

Lecturer in the Erasmus Intensive Program in European Digital Literatures at the University Complutense of Madrid (Spain).

Director of the book series Cibertextualidades (UFP Press) and co-editor of the Electronic Literature Series (Bloomsbury Publishing).

Member of several editorial boards and scientific committees of academic Journals and Conferences.

Member of the Board of Directors of the ELO-Electronic Literature Organization.

Principal Investigator of PO.EX'70-80: Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature; and PO.EX CD-ROM: Portuguese Experimental Poetry, Books and Catalogs.

Works by this author:

Work title Publication Type Year
1 corvo nunca mais Published on the Web (individual site) 2020
Amor de Clarice Published on the Web (individual site) 2020
brin cadeiras Published on the Web (individual site) 2020
Cantiga Published on the Web (individual site) 2020
Do Peso e da Leveza Published on the Web (individual site) 2020
Húmus Poema Contínuo Published on the Web (individual site) 2020
Poemas no meio do caminho Published on the Web (individual site) 2020
Tópicos cartesianos atípicos Published on the Web (individual site) 2020
fakephone4a(n)droid Exhibited at gallery or event, Print publication, Published on the Web (individual site) 2019
Lost in Translation Published on the Web (individual site) 2019
Releituras de obras de Abílio-José Santos: 'era uma vez uma gata' e 'interrogações' Exhibited at gallery or event, Installation, Published on the Web (individual site) 2019
Árvore Installation, Published on the Web (individual site) 2018
Common Spaces Performance 2017
Cushioned Fakescripts Exhibited at gallery or event, Published on the Web (online gallery) 2017
a separação:: a(n)estesia Exhibited at gallery or event, Published on the Web (individual site) 2016
Estou Vivo e Escrevo Sol Published on the Web (individual site) 2016
Fantasia breve, a palavra-espuma Exhibited at gallery or event, Published on the Web (individual site) 2016
Retextualização de "Oceanografias (a memória da água)", de Antero de Alda Published on the Web (individual site) 2016
Gerador de Homeóstatos Published on the Web (individual site), Published on the Web (online gallery), Published on the Web (online journal) 2015
Cantiga Published on the Web (individual site) 2012

Works contributed to:

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
A ciberliteratura (re)velada: Perspectivas pedagógicas Article in an online journal 2020
Diálogos e metamorfoses na ciberliteratura portuguesa, dos anos 1960 ao presente. Article in a print journal Romance Notes 2020
fakephone4a(n)droid Article or chapter in a book 2019
fakephone4a(n)droid Article or chapter in a book VG Bild-Kunst, Jenior Verlag | Kunsttempel 2019
Introduction of a Post-Digital: Dialogues and Debates from electronic book review. Volume 2 Book (collection) Bloomsbury Academic 2019
CELL Project Meeting Conference panel or roundtable 2018
Humor & Constraint in Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2018
#ELRPROMO: ELO Conference 2017 “Afiliações, Traduções, Comunidades” Interview 2017
Curating Digital Archives: Interoperability and Appropriation @ PO-EX.NET Article or chapter in a book 2017
P(r)o(bl)emas @ telePoesis > Práticas e Processos na Programação de Poesia Keynote address 2017
'Húmus': Colagem; Montagem; Recombinação Article in an online journal eLyra - Revista da Rede Internacional Lyracompoetics 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
Archiving Roundtable Conference panel or roundtable 2015
Beyond the Screens: Transmediality in E-literature Conference panel or roundtable 2015
CELL ROUNDTABLE - The Consortium for Electronic Literature Conference panel or roundtable 2015
p2p: Polish-Portuguese E-Lit Anthology of creative work or online gallery 2015
Do Texto Digital ao Cibertexto: Percursos de Escrileitura Article or chapter in a book Edições Afrontamento 2013
Electronic Publishing Models for Experimental Literature Article in an online journal Edições UFP 2013
Entrevista a Rui Torres Interview 2013
Poesia Experimental e Ciberliteratura: por uma literatura marginal izada? Invited lecture 2013

Editorial work:

Title Year Publisher
A Literatura Factorial [l!] 2013 Edições UFP
Acerca dos Poemas no Meio do Caminho de Rui Torres 2012 Edições UFP
Aspectos Quânticos do Cibertexto 2006 Edições UFP
Barroquismos Digitais 2013 Edições UFP
Cibertextualidades 1 2006 Edições UFP, Cibertextualidades
Cibertextualidades 2 2007 Edições UFP, Cibertextualidades
Cibertextualidades 3 2009 Edições UFP, Cibertextualidades
Cibertextualidades 5 2013 Edições UFP, Cibertextualidades
ELO 2017: Book of Abstracts and Catalogs 2017 Edições UFP
Flash Script Poex: A Recodificação Digital do Poema Experimental 2009 Edições UFP
Fobias - Fonias - Fagias. Escritas Experimentais e Eletrónicas Ibero-Afro-Latinoamericanas 2019 Edições UFP
Justificação Metodológica da Taxonomia do Arquivo Digital da Literatura Experimental Portuguesa
Média Digitais: Novos Terrenos para a Expansão da Textualidade 2006 Edições UFP
No meio do caminho tinha uma pedra.... 2012 Edições UFP
Notas sobre AlletSator: O Retomar da Viagem – Sintetizador Poético, Ciberdrama e Hipermédia 2007 Edições UFP
O Poema no Caminho do Leitor e o Leitor no Caminho do Poema 2012 Edições UFP
PO.EX: Essays from Portugal on Cyberliterature and Intermedia 2014 Center for Literary Computing, West Virginia University
Poesia Experimental Portuguesa: Contextos, Ensaios, Entrevistas, Metodologias 2014 University Fernando Pessoa
Tecnofobia en arácnido: Una genealogía robopoética. 2019 University Fernando Pessoa
The Interlocutor in Print and Digital Fiction: Dialogicity, Agency, (De-)Conventionalization 2018 MATLIT: Materialities of Literature

Editor of Journal:

Events arranged:

Curator of:

Titlesort descending City Country Date
Erasmus Intensive Program "European Digital Literatures" Madrid Spain June 25, 2012 to July 13, 2012
re:A-JS (deve ler-se reage-se) Oporto Portugal July 4, 2019 to September 8, 2019
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