Luísa Santos Silva
Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Human Sciences of UCP – the Catholic University of Portugal, in Lisbon, since 2016, with a Gulbenkian Professorship. She holds a PhD in Cultural Studies, Humboldt-Viadrina School of Governance, Berlin (2015), with a scholarship from The Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), a Master's Degree in Curating Contemporary Art, Royal College of Art, London (2008), with a Gulbenkian Scholarship, and a Degree in Communication Design, Faculty of Fine Arts-University of Lisbon (2003). In 2012, she conducted research in Curatorial Practice at the Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm. Combining research with curatorial practice, her most recent activities include "There's no knife without roses", Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm (2012); "Daqui parece uma montanha", Modern Art Centre, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon (2014); "Græsset er altid grønnere", Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde (2014-15) and the executive curatorship of the first edition of Anozero: Coimbra Biennial of Contemporary Art (2015). Since 2015, she has been a member of the Scientific Committee of the CSO International Congress and sat the Scientific and Editorial Committees of the peer reviewed academic journals, Gama and Croma. Since 2016, she has been a member of the Editorial Board of the Yearbook of Moving Image Studies (YoMIS), published by Büchner-Verlag.