Lisbon Polytechnic Institute, New University of Lisbon
Margarida Carvalho holds a BA and a MA in Communication Sciences by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the New University of Lisbon (FCSH/UNL). She has been a faculty member at the School of Communication and Media Studies (Lisbon Polytechnic Institute) since 1998 where she currently lectures the courses of “Art and Communication” and “Semiology”.
Margarida is now working on her doctoral thesis on the subject of participation in digital arts at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the New University of Lisbon. Her main areas of research are digital arts, participatory art and digital culture.
Her book Híbridos Tecnológicos was published by Nova Vega editors in 2007 and she has published several papers including:
2011 "The Speed of Flowers". In Nove/Nine: Koo Jeong A.. Lisbon: Centro de Arte Moderna - Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
2011 (forthcoming) "Weaving Encounters: Towards an Art of Participation", paper presented at the international conference Unneeded Conversations: Practice and Theory of Art. Porto: Faculty of Fine Arts/University of Porto.
2009 "Affective Territories", In INFLeXions, volume 3. [Online]. Available at: