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Carlos Sena Caires

  • PhD- Doctorate Interactive Media Arts
  • Invited Assistant Teacher
  • School of Arts, Portuguese Catholic University
  • 2PublicationsNumber of items in Carlos's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 23Followers

Research interests

Video ArtCinematic ImagesFilmic NarrativeInteractivity


Carlos Caires was born in 1971 in Madeira Island (Portugal). Presently, he lives in the city of Oporto, where he works as a teacher and as a researcher at the School of Arts, placed at the Portuguese Catholic University in Oporto. Additionally, he is a PhD student at the Paris 08 University (in France), supervised by Jean-Louis Boissier, developing a project concerning the investigation in digital video image and interactive narrative: “The Conditions of Interactive Narrative, devices and reception” is the provisory title of his dissertation. In 2004 he obtained his DEA diploma (Diplôme d´Études Approfondies), based on Contemporary Art, and his work was entitled "Randomness and the digital video image". Jean-Louis Boissier also supervised this work. In 2001 he finished his M.A. in Digital Arts at the School of Arts (placed at the Portuguese Catholic University in Oporto). His project "Digital print" intended to study new ways of expression while using interactive video processes. In 1995 he became a B.A. in Graphic Design at Madeira University. In 1996 he won a yearlong ERASMUS scholarship to study at the Venetian University (Universitá degli Studi di Venezia, Facoltá di bella arti).

Followers (23)

  • Sérgio Nogueira

    Sérgio NogueiraAgrupamento de Escolas da Zona Urbana da Figueira da Foz

  • Gerald Estadieu

    Gerald Estadieu

  • Jorge Palinhos

    Jorge Palinhos

  • Pedro Nunes

    Pedro NunesEscola Secundária de Carvalhos

  • Luis Sarmento

    Luis Sarmento

  • Joao Cordeiro

    Joao CordeiroUniversity of Saint Joseph

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Publications (2)

  • The Garden of Time : a Tangible Interactive Video Installation

    • Cardoso J
    • Caires C
  • Micronarrativas, Cinema e Interatividade: Faustine e O Jardim do Tempo, dois estudos de caso

    • Caires C
    • Cardoso J

Professional experience

Invited Assistant Teacher

School of Arts, Portuguese Catholic University

September 2010 - Present

Education history

PhD - Doctorate in Interactive Media Art

EDESTA - Université de Paris 8 - Saint Denis

September 2010 - Present

DEA-Diplôme d´Études Approfondies

EDESTA - Université de Paris 8 - Saint Denis

October 2004 - Present