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Filipa Cruz

Filipa Cruz

Adjunct Faculty

Filipa Cruz is an Artist, Professor, and Researcher who divides her time between France and Portugal: Her artistic practice combines installation, sculpture, and literature with a timeless and fleeting image. Since 2012, she has had solo and group exhibitions in Portugal, France, Italy, and Denmark and participated in numerous international conferences as a Speaker and Proofreader.

Filipa Cruz has spent the last ten years working in Artistic Practice and Artistic Research, Sculpture, Poetry, Culture, and European Higher Education.

Filipa holds a Doctorate in Artistic Practice (FBAUP), a Master in Fine Arts Approved with Distinction (École Nationale Supérieure de Beaux-Arts de Paris ENSBA), a Post-graduation in Aesthetics (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne); a Higher Degree in Fine Arts-Sculpture (FBAUP); and a Higher Degree in Fine Arts-Multimedia (ENSBA). She has been working on her second Ph.D. research in Insular Literature and Cultures at the University of the Azores since 2020, collaborating with the Università di Corsica Pasquale Paoli in Corsica.

Work Experience

Filipa Cruz is the Coordinator of the Transdisciplinary New Media department, as well as an Adjunct Faculty at Paris College of Art (PCA, Paris), Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto (FBAUP, Porto), and an Integrated Researcher at the Research Institute of Art, Design and Society (i2ADS, Porto). She is the current Chief Editor of HUB – Journal of Research in Art, Design, and Society (https://i2ads.up.pt/hub/). Since 2018, she has supervised over a dozen academic theses ranging from MFA to Ph.D.

Solo exhbitions: 2019 Alberto Sampaio Museum, Guimarães. 2018 Galeria Cão Português, Coimbra. 2016 Nimium ne crede colori. O Lugar do Desenho – Júlio Resende Foundation, Gondomar. 2016 Mas se te desse o tudo dos cantos, ficaríamos sem chão. Museum of the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto. Parce que les mots ont aussi un dos, Paris, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts de Paris, 2015. 2013 Silence, Paris, Galerie Droite: École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts de Paris. 2013 Sens, Paris, Galerie Gauche: École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts de Paris.
Group exhbitions: 2018 Drawing Collective. Galeria Extéril Gallery, Porto. 2017 15 minutes of Fame. Extéril Gallery, Porto. 2017 E Agora? | And Now?. Maus Hábitos, Porto. 2016 Felicità. Palais des Beaux-arts, Paris. 2016 O nosso espaço utopista. Nada#01. Openbox, Porto. 2015 Je suis. Maison des Ensembles, Paris. 2015 Poetry in Visual. Aveiro and Capitania Museum, Aveiro. 2015 Portes Ouvertes. École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris. 2014 Watch Out!. Fondation des États-Unis, Paris. 2014 Art in Secret. Leões Gallery, Porto. 2013 Offprint 2013, Paris. 2012 Da impressão ao Livro de Artista, Porto. Museum of the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto. 2012 Projeções 2012 – O Desenho da FBAUP. O Lugar do Desenho – Júlio Resende Foundation, Gondomar. 2012 Reminiscências #1. Leões Gallery, Porto. 2012 Futuro não futuro. Pinto Leite Palace. 2012 Confiar nos becos, Ílhavo. 2011 CIN REMAKE’11. Public intervention, Lisbon. 2009 Importa/Exporte, Imaginarius 09. Santa Maria da Feira.

2018 The magical unfathomable of Animation: The unknown, the unseen and the folklore. International Conference of Illustration and Animation.  2017 And Now? Exhibition Catalogue. Maus Hábitos, pp. 4-5, 15-16. 2017 The intersection of New Media, drawing and obsolete dispositifs through the artistic production of Rosa Barba and Julião Sarmento. International Meeting of Art and Technology #16.ART artis intelligentia: Imagining the Real,
ISBN: 978-989-99839-5-3, pp. 729-737. 2017 Between Dialogues: The cross between the artistic practice of Diogo Pimentão. 4th International Conference on Arts and Humanities (ICOAH-2017), ISBN: 978-955-4903-77-7, pp. 91. 2017 Crime, Justice, Moral, and Desire in Jon Klassen’s Hat Trilogy. International Conference of Illustration and Animation. ISBN: 978-989-99861-3-8, pp. 225-234. 2017 Theme of animals in film works by Witold Giersz. International Conference of Illustration and Animation. ISBN: 978-989-99861-3-8, pp. 325-331. 2017 The persistence of material and immaterial traces of artistic interventions in public space. International Conference Public Art in the Age of Digital Creativity, ISBN: 9789898835383, pp. 233-245. 2016_The text’s materiality in the universe of Illustration. International Conference of Illustration and Animation. ISBN: 978-989-99465-6-9, pp. 417-425. 2016_Everything I would like to tell you. University of Porto.

Won several grants, including the Direção-Geral das Artes (DGARTES) Grant – Artistic Creation, the Guest Scientist Grant – Arts (UMA University of Madeira / FCT), the Creation’s Grant (Câmara Municipal do Funchal); the Literary and Artistic Creation’s Grant (Azorean Government), the Fine Arts-Sculpture Artistic Creation’s Grant (Azorean Government), the Multimedia and Audiovisual Artistic Creation’s grant.

Intervention Axes
New Media, Media Art and Technology
Artistic Creation, Artistic Research
Aesthetics, Art and Culture
Poetry, Literary creation




PCA Faculty Filipa Cruz Participates in #16.ART

Filipa Cruz PCA Faculty participates in the International Meeting of Art and Technology “#16.ART: Artis intelligentia:IMAGINING THE REAL", which will seek to analyse concepts, such as: Territory and Culture; Materiality and Immateriality; Thought and Action.