Ph.D in Culture Studies by the Humboldt & Viadrina School of Governance, in Berlin, and M.A. in Curating Contemporary Art by the Royal College of Art, in London, Luísa Santos is Assistant Researcher, in Culture Studies / Artistic Studies, since 2019. Between 2016 and 2019, she was Assistant Professor, with a Gulbenkian Professorship, at the Faculty of Human Sciences of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa. She is a research fellow at The European School of Governance (EUSG), in Berlin, since 2019. In 2013 she conducted research in curatorial practices at the Konstfack, in Stockholm. Researcher at the CECC, she is the coordinator of the 4Cs: from Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture. Luísa Santos sits in the editorial and scientific boards of the peer-reviewed magazines Estúdio, Gama, and Croma and of the Yearbook of Moving Image Studies (YoMIS - Research Group Moving Image Kiel), Büchner-Verlag. Luísa Santos also collaborates in the Arts-based participatory research approach: Potential for exploring Asian-Canadian youth identities through an intersectionality lens, a research project coordinated at the York University. Her main areas of research are contemporary art and social systems. She has authored various publications in the domains of art and society. 

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Céu de sal, sal da terra

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2020.
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I have never seen a (2017 Brandenburgo - 2020 Lisboa), Tatiana Macedo

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2020.
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silence in pieces: 4 acts.

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2020.
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War on Images

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2020. Cultural Negotiations of Displacements - Migration and Difference in Contemporary Literature and Arts.
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(Euro)políticas: fotografia contemporânea depois de 1999

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2019.
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2 anos e meio

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2019.
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portions of share

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2019.
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quebra gesso, Ana Vidigal

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2019.
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uncanny river

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2019.
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Uncanny River (The Crossing)

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2019.
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13 shots – Aimée Zito Lema.

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2018.
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13 Shots: Image, latency, performativity

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2018. Conviviality and the Institutional
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Ai Weiwei: Grafting as a Documentary Tactic in Art

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2018. Critical Distance in Documentary Media.
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Artivism = Capital

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2018.
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Ballets Russes: no limite da arte e da vida

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2018. Os Ballets Russes: Modernidade após Diaghilev
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Conviviality and the Institutional.

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2018. CECC
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Miguel Palma, A-Z

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2018.
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Multidisciplinarity: Projects for Social Change in Art and Culture. London: Routledge.

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2018. Routledge
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nanogaleria

Ana Fabíola Maurício & Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2018.
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on conviviality – editorial.

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2018. Conviviality and the Institutional.
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Soará a silêncio o som de uma revolução dentro de um bunker? O poder da (i)materialidade na arte contemporânea

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2018. Património Cultural e Transformação Digital
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“New Mediation Practices as a trope for Social Change. The cases of Tate Modern, Tensta Konsthall and Clark House Initiative

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2018. Muséologies Les cahiers d études supérieures
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A Arte só existe com revoluções

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2017. – Arte Pública na Era da Criatividade Digital. Atas do Colóquio Internacional 2017. Public Art in the Digital Creativity Era. International Conference Proceedings 2017
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A dictionary of the revolution

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2017.
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Curating the University: Overlapping problems and solutions

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2017. Wrong Wrong
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Imergir para Emergir

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2017. PEC - Emerge
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João Paulo Queiroz: Desenhos, 2005-2016. Acalmar a natureza inquieta do lugar

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2017. ESTUDIO
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João Paulo Queiroz: Desenhos, 2005-2016. Acalmar a natureza inquieta do lugar

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2017. Cem vezes uma árvore. Pintura
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Miguel Palma A-Z.

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2017.
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Tension and Conflict. Video Art after 2008.

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2017. Assírio e Alvim
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5/5: 5 artists, 5 project rooms

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2016.
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Breviário do Quotidiano #8

Luísa Santos Silva 2016. Arquivo Municipal Fotográfico de Lisboa
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Breviário do Quotidiano #8, Lisboa, Ana Pérez-Quiroga

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2016.
Opinion article

Dias a Fio

Luísa Santos Silva 2016. Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa
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Dias a Fio – João Paulo Queiroz

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2016.
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Notes on Tomorrow

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2016.
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Poetics of Space

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2016.
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Poetics of Space: Teresa Braula Reis and Gregor Graf

Luísa Santos Silva 2016. Galeria 3+1
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“Breviário do Quotidiano #8” - Ana Pérez Quiroga. Os regimes acumulativos dos objetos e as suas determinantes.

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2016.
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anatomia da palavra

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2015. ANOZERO ’15: um lance de dados.
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Anozero: Bienal de Arte Contemporânea de Coimbra

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2015.
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Art, Cultural Studies and Project Management in a multidisciplinary approach for social change

Luísa Santos Silva 2015. Humboldt & Viadrina School of Governance
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BANG

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2015. ANOZERO ’15: um lance de dados.
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bienal anozero 2015

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2015.
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Dias a Fio, João Paulo Queiroz.

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2015.
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Empty Stages

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2015.
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LINK

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2015. ANOZERO ’15: um lance de dados.
Opinion article

Looking for something

Luísa Santos Silva 2015. Fundação D. Luís I
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Multidisciplinarity for Social Change in Art and Culture.

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2015. Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt an der Oder
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Notas sobre a construção do tempo

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2015. ANOZERO ’15: um lance de dados.
Opinion article

O que faz um Prémio: O Prémio Novos Artistas Fundação EDP

Luísa Santos Silva 2015. Fundação EDP
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O que faz um prémio?

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2015. Prémio Novos Artistas EDP
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sempre uma coisa a seguir à outra

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2015. ANOZERO ’15: um lance de dados.
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The grass is always greener...

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2015.
Opinion article

They are these or they maybe others

Luísa Santos Silva 2015. Lisbon: 3+1
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tirado do sério

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2015. ANOZERO ’15: um lance de dados.
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Uma linha dividida em duas partes

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2015.
Opinion article

Daqui parece uma montanha

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2014. Museu Calouste Gulbenkian
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Daqui parece uma montanha,

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2014.
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Procesos circulares

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2014.
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Project Morrinho, fighting the grand-narrative of the favela

Luísa Santos Silva 2014. Seismopolite Journal of Arts and Politics
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Project Morrinho, fighting the grand-narrative of the favela

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2014. Seismopolite
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Public Art Projects - Towards a Critical Discourse on Urban Aesthetics

Luísa Santos Silva 2014. Lisbon Street Art & Urban Creativity International Conference Book
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Public Art Projects - Towards a Critical Discourse on Urban Aesthetics

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2014. Lisbon Street Art & Urban Creativity International Conference
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The grass is always greener

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2014. Museum of Contemporary Art
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toque de midas

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2014.
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Grey Matter(s)

Luísa Santos Silva 2013. In Grey Matter – Miguel Palma
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Miguel Palma - Milagre Técnico

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2013.
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milagre técnico

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2013.
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Petrit Halilaj, Poisoned by men in need of some love. An exhibition of stories telling the History of a country

Luísa Santos Silva 2013. Estúdio
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Petrit Halilaj, Poisoned by men in need of some love: Uma exposição de histórias que contam a história de um País

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2013. Estúdio
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Projecto Morrinho, Projecto Remix e Projecto EVA Bairro 6 de Maio

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2013. DESIGN: FBAUL2013
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There’s no knife without roses

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2013.
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“(Não Tão) Pequenas Revelaçções: Projecto Morrinho, Projecto Remix e Projecto EVA Bairro 6 de Maio

Luísa Santos Silva 2013. DES/GN:FBAUL2013
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Air Print for Containers

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2012.
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Kings

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2012.
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Outdoors

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2012.
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Project Morrinho, a brief history

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2012. TV Morrinho 2001-2012
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The invisible cities of Francesco Pignatelli

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2012. Francesco Pignatelli – Osservatorio
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There is no knife without roses

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2012. Tensta Konsthall
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A arte contemporânea como cavalo de tróia numa sociedade de massas

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2011. Outdoors
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Rita GT, 1919

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2010.
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Cristopher Thomas Allen, Dialog

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2009. Biennale Cuvée 2009
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Kijong Zin CNN, 2007

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2009. Biennale Cuvée 2009
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Kuswidananto a.k.a. Jompet Java’s Machine: Phantasmagoria, 2008”

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2009. Biennale Cuvée 2009
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Renata Lucas, Barulho de Fundo

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2009. Biennale Cuvée 2009
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Shilpa Gupta in our times

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2009. Biennale Cuvée 2009
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Constructing Realities, Combining Media

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2008. Royal College of Art Photography 2008
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Marcel van Eeden, an anti-diary

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2008. Of this tale I cannot guarantee a single word,
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Of this tale I cannot guarantee a single word

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2008.
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The legacy of Conceptualism in Contemporary Art

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2008. Royal College of Art
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An A-Z of Doubts

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2007.
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Chelpa Ferro, Poltergeist

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2007.
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Gesture: Object and Subject

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2007.
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Pawell Althamer with Polly Stapler

Luísa Santos Silva (with Santos, Luisa). 2007.