Ângela Ferreira. Jury member
May 9, 2013 § Leave a comment
Ângela Ferreira is the director/curator of the Portuguese PhotoFestival Encontros da Imagem, artistic director and professor in the ESAP.
Sheis the director/curator of the Portuguese PhotoFestival Encontros da Imagem, Braga, a international festival specialized in exchange of fine art photography, finding and introducing contemporary artists around the world. This year the Festival celebrates 25 years, in a edition entirely dedicated to YOUTH, and already announced the theme for 2013 edition: LOVE and Family.
Ângela is professor of Photography Department at ESAP (School of Fine Arts- Porto- Portugal) and she is preparing PhD thesis in Visual Communication at the Federal Universityof Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is graduated at Utrecht School of Arts-Holland (European MediaMaster in Digital Photography). She received the Master in Curatorial studies and art direction from Esap_Guimarães, Portugal.
Ângela is curator and art director of “MAIOCLARO” a Youth Organization of young artists from photography, video and design in Portugal with the objective to direct the decisionmaking on community development towards creativity.
She has contributed with articles to diverse magazines, interviewed international artists, and introduced their work to the Portuguese Scene, based on her professional background, and expertise, in the field of art photography.
She is especially interested in documentary and photoessays oriented work as well as compelling work addressing contemporary issues whether abstract or concrete. She is looking for well-edited portfolios to include in the Festival Encontros da Imagem in Braga, as well as for the purposes of nominating work for other photography institutions.