CEAA - Centro de Estudos Arnaldo Araújo

Carla Carvalho
Professional Name

Carla Carvalho


Carla Santos Carvalho

Research Groups

Master students

Position in CEAA

Art and Critical Studies research group

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Carla Carvalho was born in Lisbon in 1968 and lives in Porto since 1997. She is a Master's student in Art Studies at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto. Having completed her curricular year in the area of museum and curatorial studies, she is currently developing a dissertation in the field of art theory and art critic, concerning strategies of redefinition of the artistic self. She attended the 4th year of the degree in Social Communication at the Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas (ISCSP), former Univerisdade Ténica de Lisboa, currently University of Lisbon. She was a broadcast journalist for decades, mainly at SIC - Sociedade Independente de Comunicação (between 1994 and 2020), being a specialist in cultural issues, namely in the fields of plastic arts, performing arts and literature. In the course of her professional activity she interviewed dozens of national and international artists. Portuguese artists such as: Alberto Carneiro, Artur do Cruzeiro Seixas, Eduardo Batarda, Fernanda Fragateiro, Graça Morais, Leonor Antunes, Joana Vasconcelos, João Cutileiro, José Barrias, José de Guimarães, José Rodrigues, Júlio Pomar, Jorge Martins, Jorge Pinheiro, Julião Sarmento, Paula Rego, Pedro Cabrita Reis, and others;  also the architects Álvaro Siza and Souto de Moura; international artists such as Anish Kapoor, Ann Hamilton, Cildo Meireles, Julie Mehretu, Liam Gillick, Marlene Dumas, Marwan, Mel Bochner, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Nairy Baghramian, Olafur Eliasson, Philippe Parreno, Tacita Dean, Wolfgang Tillmans, among others. She has interviewed curators such as Alexandre Melo, António Homem, Bernardo Pinto de Almeida, Connie Butler, Delfim Sardo, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Robert Lubar Messeri, Joan Punyet Miró, João Fernandes, Jochen Volz, José Maia, Marta Moreira de Almeida, Miguel von Hafe Pérez, Nuno Faria, Suzanne Cotter, Vicente Todolí, among others.