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
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 the Web (individual site) 2005
Amor de Clarice Published on disc, CD, or DVD, Published on the Web (online journal) 2005
Mar de Sophia Exhibited at gallery or event, Presented at conference or festival, Published on the Web (individual site) 2004
Tema procura-se Published on the Web (individual site) 2004

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
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
Visuality and Material Expressiveness in the Portuguese Experimental Poetry Article in a print journal The Journal of Artists' Books 2012
“The Dead Must be Killed Once Again”: Plagiotropia as Critical Literary Practice Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2012
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
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
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
Poesia luso-brasileira contemporânea: do verbo ao pixel Article in an online journal Via Letterae 2010
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
Teaching Poetry With New Media Article or chapter in a book Continuum 2010
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
Poetic Transformations in(to) the Digital Article in an online journal, Conference paper or presentation 2007
Cibertextualidades: Introdução Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal Edições UFP 2006

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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Rui Torres
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