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).

He is Associate Professor at University Fernando Pessoa (UFP), teaching seminars for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in communication, semiotics, literature and hypermedia, and was a Visiting Professor in M.A. programmes of the NOVA University of Lisbon (Portugal), University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) and University of Tallinn (Estonia). He lectured in the Erasmus Intensive Program in European Digital Literatures at the University Complutense of Madrid (Spain).

Director and editor of the journal Cibertextualidades and member of several editorial boards and scientific committees of academic Journals and Conferences, he is Member of the Board of Directors of the ELO-Electronic Literature Organization.

Principal Investigator of several funded projects (PO.EX'70-80: Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature; PO.EX CD-ROM: Portuguese Experimental Poetry, Books and Catalogs), he is a member of CELL - Consortium for Electronic Literature.

Works by this author:

Work title Publication Type Year
Common Spaces Performance 2017
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
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
Poemas no Meio do Caminho: Poesia Combinatória Animada por Computador Published on disc, CD, or DVD 2012
PoemAds - Sob o signo da devoração Published on the Web (individual site) 2011
8 Brincadeiras para Salette Tavares Exhibited at gallery or event, Published on the Web (individual site) 2010
Do Peso e da Leveza Presented at conference or festival, Published on the Web (individual site) 2009
Streamflow conditions Exhibited at gallery or event, Published on the Web (individual site) 2009
Um Corvo Nunca Mais Presented at conference or festival, Published on the Web (individual site) 2009
Amor de Clarice (v. 2). Versão Combinatória Published on the Web (individual site) 2008
Húmus poema contínuo Presented at conference or festival, Published on disc, CD, or DVD, Published on the Web (individual site) 2008
Poemário - Blog de poesia combinatória Exhibited at gallery or event, Presented at conference or festival, Published on the Web (individual site) 2008
Poemário - Editor de poesia combinatória Exhibited at gallery or event, Presented at conference or festival, Published on the Web (individual site) 2008
Poemas no meio do caminho Published on disc, CD, or DVD, Published on the Web (individual site), Published on the Web (online journal) 2008
Amor-mundo, ou a vida, esse sonho triste Exhibited at gallery or event, Presented at conference or festival, Published on the Web (individual site), Published on the Web (online journal) 2006
Amor-mundo, ou a vida, esse sonho triste (cn) Presented at conference or festival, Published on the Web (individual site) 2006
Poemas encontrados Published on the Web (individual site) 2006
Amor de Clarice Published on disc, CD, or DVD, Published on the Web (online journal) 2005

Works contributed to:

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Yearsort descending
Justificação Metodológica da Taxonomia do Arquivo Digital da Literatura Experimental Portuguesa Article or chapter in a book
Digital Poetry and Collaborative 'Wreadings' of Literary Texts Article (other medium) 2004
Poesia em meio digital: algumas observações Article or chapter in a book Edições UFP 2004
Ler Clarice Lispector, re-escrevendo Amor Article or chapter in a book Edições UFP 2004
Telepoesis.net - Poesia em Rede Article or chapter in a book 2005
Telepoesis.net - Poesia em Rede Article or chapter in a book 2005
Cibertextualidades: Introdução Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal Edições UFP 2006
Poetic Transformations in(to) the Digital Article in an online journal, Conference paper or presentation 2007
Ciberdrama e Hipermédia Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal Edições UFP 2008
Triálogo: Prelúdio dialogante a AlletSator Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal Edições UFP 2008
Preservación y diseminación de la literatura electrónica: por un archivo digital de literatura experimental Article in a print journal Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies 2010
Concrete Poetry in Portugal Experimentalism and Intermediality Article in a print journal POETICA 2010
Literatura experimental, educació i eines interactives multimèdia Article or chapter in a book Universitat de Barcelona 2010
Teaching Poetry With New Media Article or chapter in a book Continuum 2010
Poesia luso-brasileira contemporânea: do verbo ao pixel Article in an online journal Via Letterae 2010
Portuguese E-Lit Archive Conference paper or presentation 2011
Variability and Intermediality as Challenges to Preservation Issues: Reflections about the Design and Implementation of Digital Archives Conference paper or presentation 2011
Foreword: Literature and Media Article in a print journal Romance Notes 2011
PO.EX '70-­80: The Electronic Multimodal Repository Conference paper or presentation 2011
Das Cantigas como Processos Combinatórios: Protótipo de um Trabalho de Geração Textual e Intertextual a Partir da Poesia dos Cancioneiros e de Releitura de Salette Tavares Article in an online journal Texto Digital 2012

Editorial work:

Title Yearsort descending Publisher
Justificação Metodológica da Taxonomia do Arquivo Digital da Literatura Experimental Portuguesa
Aspectos Quânticos do Cibertexto 2006 Edições UFP
Cibertextualidades 1 2006 Edições UFP, Cibertextualidades
Média Digitais: Novos Terrenos para a Expansão da Textualidade 2006 Edições UFP
Cibertextualidades 2 2007 Edições UFP, Cibertextualidades
Notas sobre AlletSator: O Retomar da Viagem – Sintetizador Poético, Ciberdrama e Hipermédia 2007 Edições UFP
Cibertextualidades 3 2009 Edições UFP, Cibertextualidades
Flash Script Poex: A Recodificação Digital do Poema Experimental 2009 Edições UFP
No meio do caminho tinha uma pedra.... 2012 Edições UFP
O Poema no Caminho do Leitor e o Leitor no Caminho do Poema 2012 Edições UFP
Witnessing Poetry: Mismidad y Alteridad de la Lectura en Poemas no Meio do Caminho de Rui Torres 2012 Edições UFP
Acerca dos Poemas no Meio do Caminho de Rui Torres 2012 Edições UFP
Barroquismos Digitais 2013 Edições UFP
Cibertextualidades 5 2013 Edições UFP, Cibertextualidades
A Literatura Factorial [l!] 2013 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
«Electrònicolírica» de Herberto Helder e Combinatória PO.EX 2015
ELO 2017: Book of Abstracts and Catalogs 2017 Edições UFP
The Interlocutor in Print and Digital Fiction: Dialogicity, Agency, (De-)Conventionalization 2018 MATLIT: Materialities of Literature

Editor of Journal:

Curator of:

Title City Country Date
Erasmus Intensive Program "European Digital Literatures" Madrid Spain June 25, 2012 to July 13, 2012
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Rui Torres
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