PhD student and researcher
Graduated in Graphic Design from IADE (Instituto de Arte e Design); MA in Art Theory from FBAUL (Fine Arts College, Lisbon University); he has several specializations in Digital Compositing and 2D and 3D animation; and he is waiting for his PhD discussion. Started his professional career in 1989, working in graphic and visual communication design, in graphic design studios and advertising agencies.
After a Computer Graphics and Multimedia course in the NeXT Business and Graphic School in 1992/3, he shifts to video post-production as animator and digital compositor, working in tv commercials mostly, but also in institutional videos, video clips, tv channel idents, or motion titles. Since 1999 he has been teaching in Design, Video, Animation and Multimedia courses, in public and private Portuguese institutions.
He is a CIEBA researcher (Centro de Investigação e Estudos em Belas-Artes, department Francisco de Holanda, Ciências da Arte e do Património) in FBAUL, and is author and co-author of articles and papers in peer-reviewed publications in the fields of Sciences of Art (Geometry and Meaning); and Moving Image.