Ana Carvalho (Portugal)

Ana Carvalho

Ana Carvalho develops work between live visual performance/installation and Internet, uses images and colours to explore multiplicities in feelings, gender and relationships. Web based work explores the common space between art and design. Major themes in the art work of Ana Carvalho are emotional celebrations in daily life, women’s achievements, fictional biography and ways of knowing. Projects evidence process as art and are presented in several media, sometimes in more than one medium: live visual performances, installations, videos and online. She has been performing under several personas, experimenting and improvising with technology and everyday life objects.

Ana has been involved in several collaborative projects related to philosophy and theory that informs and are informed by realtime AV performance: as co-editor of the VJ Theory project and co-organizer of abertura events in Lisbon.

Ana Carvalho is a PhD candidate on Communication and Digital Platforms at Faculdade de Letras, Universidade do Porto, in Portugal. Subjects of study are identity (collective and individual), documentation, narrative and memory within AV realtime performative practices. Ana Carvalho is also a lecturer at University Fernando Pessoa, Portugal.