Official Title: Assistant Professor | Coordinator for the Department of Design

Faculty: Faculty of Creative Industries

Email: carlos.caires@usj.edu.mo


Short Bio

Carlos Sena Caires has a doctorate in Aesthetics, Science and Technology of the Arts from the University of Paris 8 (France). He is a full member teacher of the Catholic University of Portugal (Porto) since 2001, and as an Assistant Professor since 2014. As a full member of the School of Arts, he is a senior researcher at the Research Centre for Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR). From 2011 to 2016 he coordinates the master degree program in Sound and Image and the digital design post-graduation. From 2010 to 2013 he was the chief-editor of the CITARJournal - Scientific Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts, and from 2010 to 2015 he coordinates the CITAR Research group for Digital Creativity. As a researcher, whose main field study regards digital interactive arts he specialized himself in Interactive Filmic Narratives and Interactive CInema. Since september 2016 he teaches at the University of Saint Joseph (Macau) as an Assistant Professor and coordinates the Design Department of the Faculty of Creative Industries.

Publications

Books

Castro, M. Guilhermina; Caires, Carlos Sena; Ribas, Daniel; Palinhos, Jorge (Coord.) (2016). Cartografia das Fronteiras da Narrativa Audiovisual. E-Book, Edition: Universidade Católica Editora, Porto, Portugal (ISBN: 9789898835048).

Caires, Carlos Sena (2014). Les Conditions du Récit Filmique Interactif. Dispositifs et Réception. Villeneuve d'Ascq, ANRT Editions (Atelier National de Reproduction de Thèses), France, 2014 (ISBN: 9782729587826).


Book Chapters

Caires, Carlos Sena (2011). O hiper no modernismo e na ficção. In Xaquím Núñez Sabaris (Editor) “Diálogos Ibéricos sobre a Modernidade”. HUMUS Edition, 1st edition, University of Minho, Braga, pp. 25-40.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2007). Da narrativa fílmica interactiva. Carrossel e Transparências: dois projectos experimentais. In Manela Penafria e Índia Mara M. (Editors), “LABCOM. Estéticas do Digital, Cinema e Tecnologia”. University of Beira Interior. Labcom Edition, pp. 69-85.

 

Public Presentations in Scientific Events

Caires, Carlos Sena (2016). Faustine e o Fugitivo, Uma narrative disruptive através das obras de Carlos Sena Caire. In: “6th International Conference of the Association of the Researchers for the Movement Image (AIM)”, Porto, Portugal.

Castro, M. Guilhermina; Caires, Carlos Sena (2015). No limiar da narrativa: é o interator uma personagem? In: “5th International Conference of the Association of the Researchers for the Movement Image (AIM)”, Lisbon, Portugal.

Castro, M. Guilhermina; Caires, Carlos Sena (2014). Within the boundaries of reality and fiction: Is the interactor a character? In: “1st International Symposium “CreatingCharacters, Inventing Lives: The Art of the Self”, 20-22 May, Toronto, Canada.

Monteiro, Luís; Caires, Carlos Sena (2015). Overcoming the Digital Landmark. Transforming the Landscape. In: “Contempart'15 - 4th International Contemporary Art Conference - Urban Identity, Space Studies and Contemporary Art”. Istanbul, Turkey.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2014). Cinema do Dispositivo, Narrativa Fílmica e Interatividade. In: “IndieTalks, Technology, Art and Cinema”. Lisbon, Portugal.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2014). La Recherche-Création en Art Numérique et Interactif au CITAR. In: “1st Symposium on Research-Creation of the UQAM – University of Quebec at Montreal”. Montreal, Canada.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2011); Cardoso, C. Jorge. Micronarrativas, Cinema e Interatividade: Faustine e O Jardim do Tempo, dois estudos de caso. In “1st International Symposium of Micro-tales and others micro-forms”. Braga, Portugal.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2005). Le récit filmique: à la rencontre d'un discours interactif. In: “1st International Congress about Contemporary European Cinema”, Barcelona, Spain.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2004). Ao encontro da Narrativa Interactiva. In: “1st Forum (In)Definitions - Interactivity, Art Theory”. School of Arts, Catholic University of Portugal, Porto, Portugal.

 

Proceedings

Castro, M. Guilhermina; Caires, Carlos Sena; Ribas, Daniel (2015). A Review of the Colloquium «Narrative, Media and Cognition» — a Cartography of the Borders of Narrative. In: “CITARJournal, Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts”, v. 7, n. 2, p. 89-89.

Monteiro, Luis; Caires, Carlos Sena (2013). Configuring the Art Object in the Age of Digital Computing: Meaning, Intentionality and Virtualization. In: “CITARJournla, Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts”, v. 5, n. 1, p. 71-78.

Caires, Carlos Sena; Cardoso, Jorge (2012). The Garden of Time, a tangible interactive video installation. In: “TEI2012, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction”, Kingston, Canada, pp. 315-316.

Caires, Carlos Sena; Cardoso, Jorge (2011). Micronarrativas, Cinema e Interatividade: Faustine e O Jardim do Tempo, dois estudos de caso, Online Proceedings of the International Simposium “Microcontos e outras microformas”, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2009). The interactive potential of post-modern film narrative. Frequency, order and simultaneity. In: “CITARJournal, Journal of Science and Technology of the arts”, 1st number, June, Porto, Portugal, pp. 14-25. (ISSN 1646-9798).

Caires, Carlos Sena; Cunha e Costa, Joana; Boissier, Jean-Louis (2008). Muriel, 1st act: an interactive film installation. In: 3rd International Conference on Design and Cinema, DESIGN CINEMA 2008, Istanbul, Turkey.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2007). Towards the interactive filmic narrative. "Transparency": an experimental approach. In: “Computers & Graphics Journal, Special issue on Digital Arts”, Dec. 2007, pp. 800-808. (Elsevier ISSN: 0097-8493).

Caires, Carlos Sena (2007). Da narrativa fílmica interactiva. Carrossel e Transparências: dois projectos experimentais. In: “Congress of Cinema and Technology”, Beira Interior University (UBI), Covilhã, Portugal.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2006). O projecto experimental “Carrossel”: para uma aproximação ao cinema interactive. In: “Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Digital Art and Electronics”, ARTECH2006, Pontevedra, Spain, pp. 78-81.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2005). O aleatório na imagem vídeo digital, o projecto experimental [fragments_01]. In: “Proceedings of the 2nd Luso-Galaico Digital Arts Workshop”, ARTECH2005, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal, pp. 98-110.

 

Other Publications

Caires, Carlos Sena (2013). Editorial. In: “CITARJournal - Journal of Science and Technology of the arts”, v. 5, p. 4.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2012). Editorial. In: “CITARJournal - Journal of Science and Technology of the arts”, v. 4, p. 4.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2012). Desenfocar el mundo. In: “9THE13 Catalogue”. From 2009 to 2012, pp. 39-40.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2011). Editorial. In: “CITARJournal - Journal of Science and Technology of the arts”, v. 3, p. 5.


Modules

Year 1 Master
Year 1 Bachelor
LFD104
2.00 credits
LAR210
3.00 credits
Year 2 Bachelor
Year 3 Bachelor
Year 4 Bachelor
LAT207
3.00 credits
LAT208
3.00 credits