Integrated Phd Researcher

José Oliveira

research interests

History of Contemporary Art; History of Photography; Art Science and Technology

Short Bio

José Oliveira holds a Doctorate in Contemporary Art History (FCSH-UNL), a degree in Electrotechnical Engineering (IST), and a professor of Photography and Visual Culture.He is a researcher at the Institute of History of Art (FCSH-UNL) and external collaborator of the Center of Modern Art of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.He was a fellow of the Foundation for Science and Technology for the development of a doctoral thesis on art and technology, and also a fellow of the Portuguese Center of Photography in support of the execution of the master's thesis.He is currently a research fellow in the project "Printed Photography. Image and Propaganda in Portugal (1934-1974) ".

research project

The aim of the project PRINTED PHOTOGRAPHY: IMAGE AND PROPAGANDA IN PORTUGAL (1934-1974), funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT), is to identify, analyze and discuss the photographic image printed as propaganda instrument by the Portuguese «New State» from 1934 to the end of the regime in April 1974. The concept of "printed photography" that guides our project concerns the photographic images that will be select from an extensive archive of publications composed of magazines and propaganda albums with different objectives and creative forms regarding commemorations, voyages, landscapes and monuments as well as ethnographic explorations. Printed photography in Portugal will be conceived as an intersection between modernity and the requirements of politics  

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The project has four thematic research areas and the one concerned with Dinamia´CET is related with "Material Realizations" that includes urban images; landscape and patrimony; parks and gardens; popular culture and tourism; cinema, theatre and dance.

OLIVEIRA, José (2015). “Fotografia e Trauma”, in ACCIAIUOLI, Margarida, BRANCO, Jaime, CARAMELO, Francisco, CASTRO, Maria João, CÔRTE-REAL, São José (coord.) (2014). Arte e Dor, Lisboa: Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, pp. 193-210.

Main publications

OLIVEIRA, José (2014). “Um Olhar de Fora: Documentos e Ensaios Fotográficos”, in ACCIAIUOLI, Margarida e CASTRO, Maria João (coord.) (2014). Arte e Discursos, Lisboa: Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, pp. 119-143.

OLIVEIRA, José (2013). “Quimeras: Do Sonho ao Transgénico”, in ACCIAIUOLI, Margarida e CASTRO, Maria João, et al. (coord.) (2013). Arte e Utopia, Lisboa: FCSH-UNL, ISCTE-IUL, CHAIA (Univ. de Évora), pp. 185-196.

OLIVEIRA, José (2010). “Fernando Lemos”, in AAVV (2010), 100 Obras da Colecção do CAM, Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, pp. 60-65.

Main projects

“A Cultura das Redes em Portugal” (2006)“Base de Dados Iconográfica do Século XX” (2005-2007)

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