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Eduarda Neves is a professor of contemporary art theory and criticism, an area in which she has published various articles and books. She is also an independent curator. Her research and curatorial activity interweaves the fields of art, philosophy and politics. Since February 2019 she has collaborated on the journal “Contemporânea”. Her most recent books are: O Auto-retrato. Fotografia e Subjectivação. Lisboa: Ed. Palimpsesto | Ceaa, 2016 [shortlisted for the Pen Club award in the category of Essay, 2017] and in 2020, Nem-Isto-Nem-Aquilo, from the same publisher. She is preparing publication of her next books (I) 35 Degrees Celsius. Essays on contemporary art and (II) Bestiaries. In other words, contemporary art. She holds a degree in Philosophy and a PhD in Aesthetics and is an Assistant Professor at ESAP. She has been researcher in charge of the research group Art and Critical Studies at CEAA since 2013. For the two year period 2019-2020, she has been a member of the Commission for the Acquisition of Contemporary Art for the Portuguese State’s collection. In 2021 she was a member of the Commission for Acquisition of Contemporary Art to the Porto Municipal Collection. She is currently director of the Escola Superior Artística do Porto - ESAP.



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