Curatorial Knowledge Research Students


Maria Bella Pineiro

Thesis title

Returning Life to Life. The Factory of Cine sin Autor

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Carolina Rito

Academic qualifications

MPhil/PhD Candidate, Curatorial/Knowledge, Goldsmiths, University of London, since 2011

MA in Curatorial Studies, Fine Arts University of Lisbon, 2009

BA in Art History, Coimbra University, 2003

Research interests

contemporary art, curatorial, social engaged-practice, process-based practice


FCT scholarship (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology) to participate on the PhD programme in Curatorial/Knowledge at Goldsmiths College (since 2011)

Inov-Art grant (Portuguese Ministry of Culture), 2009;

Professional activities

Curator, researcher and writer in curatorial practice and contemporary art

MA and BA teacher at Escola Superior de Arte e Design, Caldas da Rainha (Portugal)

Lecturer and dissertation’s supervisor in MA in Art and Design in Public Space at Fine Arts University in Porto (Portugal)

Curator of Junho das Artes, annual event of contemporary art in Óbidos, Portugal, 2011.

Assistant curator of Art and Architecture Programme in Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture, Guimarães, Portugal, 2010/2011.

Visiting curator at Situations (dir. Claire Doherty), commissioning programme of the University of West of England, Bristol, UK, 2009.

Curator of “Projecto de Criação Artística Jardim Botânico” supported by the Gulbenkian Foundation, 2007/2008. 

Huiying Chen

The Conflicts of Art and Cultural Politics: Institutional Critique since the 1960's

Fereshte Moosavi Jafari

Curatorial Activity as an artisic Medium

Vipash Purichanont

"Biocuratorial: Monastic Rules, Ascetic Practice and Sovereign Life."

Aneta Szylak

Curating Context. The palimpsest on the curatorial and the everyday.

Leire Vergara

The politics of touching: dialogic imagination in the era of expanded borders beyond sovereign territories