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 Year
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
Arquivos Digitais e Literatura Experimental: Pressupostos e Constrangimentos Article or chapter in a book Peter Lang 2012
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
Po-Ex archive and Exhibition Possibilities Conference paper or presentation 2012
Sustentabilidade e entropia na geração textual variacional: PoemAds - sob o signo da devoração Article in an online journal Texto Digital 2012
Textualidades em Mídias Digitais: Estéticas Intermídia e Ciberliteratura - Apresentação dos Organizadores Article in an online journal Texto Digital 2012

Editorial work:

Editor of Journal:

Curator of:

Title City Country Datesort descending
Erasmus Intensive Program "European Digital Literatures" Madrid Spain June 25, 2012 to July 13, 2012
Full Name: 
Rui Torres
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Patricia Tomaszek