Rui Torres

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

Rui Torres 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).

Professor of Communication Sciences at University Fernando Pessoa (UFP), teaching seminars for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in semiotics, literature and hypermedia. Visiting Professor in M.A. programmes of the NOVA University of Lisbon (Portugal), University of Santiago de Compostela and Granada (Spain), UNAM (Mexico) 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.

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

Integrated Member of ICNOVA - NOVA Institute of Communication. Principal Investigator of PO.EX'70-80: Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature (2010-13); and PO.EX CD-ROM: Portuguese Experimental Poetry, Books and Catalogs (2005-08).

Works by this author:

Work title Publication Type Year
1 corvo nunca mais Published on the Web (individual site) 2020
8 Brincadeiras para Salette Tavares Exhibited at gallery or event, Published on the Web (individual site) 2010
a separação:: a(n)estesia Exhibited at gallery or event, Published on the Web (individual site) 2016
Amor de Clarice Published on the Web (individual site) 2005
Amor de Clarice Published on disc, CD, or DVD, Published on the Web (online journal) 2005
Amor de Clarice (v. 2). Versão Combinatória Published on the Web (individual site) 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
Árvore Installation, Published on the Web (individual site) 2018
brin cadeiras Published on the Web (individual site) 2020
Cantiga Published on the Web (individual site) 2012
Cantiga Published on the Web (individual site) 2020
Common Spaces Performance 2017
Cushioned Fakescripts Exhibited at gallery or event, Published on the Web (online gallery) 2017
Do Peso e da Leveza Published on the Web (individual site) 2020
Do Peso e da Leveza Presented at conference or festival, Published on the Web (individual site) 2009
Estou Vivo e Escrevo Sol Published on the Web (individual site) 2016
fakephone4a(n)droid Exhibited at gallery or event, Print publication, Published on the Web (individual site) 2019
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

Works contributed to:

Critical writing by this author:

Titlesort descending Publication Type Publisher Year
#ELRPROMO: ELO Conference 2017 “Afiliações, Traduções, Comunidades” Interview 2017
'Húmus': Colagem; Montagem; Recombinação Article in an online journal eLyra - Revista da Rede Internacional Lyracompoetics 2016
A ciberliteratura (re)velada: Perspectivas pedagógicas Article in an online journal 2020
Archiving Roundtable Conference panel or roundtable 2015
Arquivos Digitais e Literatura Experimental: Pressupostos e Constrangimentos Article or chapter in a book Peter Lang 2012
Beyond the Screens: Transmediality in E-literature Conference panel or roundtable 2015
CELL Project Meeting Conference panel or roundtable 2018
CELL ROUNDTABLE - The Consortium for Electronic Literature Conference panel or roundtable 2015
Ciberdrama e Hipermédia Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal Edições UFP 2008
Cibertextualidades: Introdução Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal Edições UFP 2006
Concrete Poetry in Portugal Experimentalism and Intermediality Article in a print journal POETICA 2010
Curating Digital Archives: Interoperability and Appropriation @ PO-EX.NET Article or chapter in a book 2017
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
Diálogos e metamorfoses na ciberliteratura portuguesa, dos anos 1960 ao presente. Article in a print journal Romance Notes 2020
Digital Poetry and Collaborative 'Wreadings' of Literary Texts Article (other medium) 2004
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
fakephone4a(n)droid Article or chapter in a book VG Bild-Kunst, Jenior Verlag | Kunsttempel 2019
fakephone4a(n)droid Article or chapter in a book 2019

Editorial work:

Titlesort descending 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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