Teresa Veiga Furtado
Professor, University of Evora
She is a video artist, Assistant Professor in the Department of Visual Arts and Design of the School of Arts of the University of Évora and an integrated member of the Center for History of Art and Artistic Research at the University of Évora (CHAIA / EU) as well as an associate member of the Interdisciplinary Center of Sciences (CICS.NOVA) of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCSH / UNL).
Her research areas are Gender Studies, Videoart and Social Art. In 1992, he graduated in Painting from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, and was an ERASMUS Fellow at the Fachhochschule Kiel, Germany. In 1998 he completed his Master’s Degree Course in Printmaking at the Royal College of Art / London, where he was a Fellow of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. In 2005 she became a doctoral fellow of the Foundation for Science and Technology. In 2008 he participated in the exhibition “Where Are you from? Contemporary Portuguese Art “, at Faulconer Gallery / Grinnell College Iowa, USA, and organizes with Anna Linder / Filmform the event” Act Out: Performative Video by Nordic Women Artists “. In 2009 he performs with Kotomi Nishiwaki the video piece “Snake Chamber” for the Temps d’Images Festival, Lisbon. In 2014 he concluded PhD Thesis in Sociology at FCSHUNL titled “Women’s Videoart: Our Bodies, Us Same”. In 2015 she curated the “Video and Gender” events within the framework of the “Gender Trouble” cycle at the Maria Matos Theater and the video and gender conference in the EU as well as a member of the scientific committee of the 1st Non-Monogamies and Contemporary Intimacies Conference “.