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shows - talks - publications



The Politics of the Office, in Civilization, Saatchi Gallery, London (forthcoming June);


The Politics of the Office, in Civilization, Musei San Domenico, Forli, Italy;


The Politics of the Office, in Civilization, Musée des Civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée (MUCEM), Marseille, France;

River Boats & Inner Thoughts, in Bridging the Distance, Four Corners Gallery, London, UK.


Hunting Photography, Instagram takeover of the International Association for Photography and Theory (IAPT);

The Politics of the Office, in Civilisation, Photography, Now, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand.


a l l i n, Vauxhall, London;

A Place Called Diaspora (solo), Politécnico de Viseu with Cineclub de Viseu, Portugal;

A Place Called Diaspora, in MIGRANTS: A Journey. What does migration mean to you?, London Gallery West;

Foyer (installation + lecture performance), in Hyphen - an exposition between art and research, Ambika P3 Gallery, London;

A Place Called Diaspora, in Europa-Migrants: What does home mean to you?, Undercurrents Gallery, Deptford, London;

The Politics of the Office, in Civilization: The Way We Live Now, UCCA Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, China;

The Politics of the Office (solo), Birmingham City University, Faculty of Arts, Design and Media;


The Politics of the Office, in Civilization, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, South Korea;

A Place Called Diaspora (solo), exhibition + workshop, University of Cardiff, UK;


A Place Called Diaspora (solo), Center for English Studies at the School of Arts and Humanities (CEAUL), University of Lisbon, Portugal;

River Boats & Inner Thoughts, in Livro Disperso, curators Media Instáveis, Casa das Artes, Porto, Portugal;
The Framer: a Scripto_Visual Diary, in Between Here and Then, CREAM Caucus, London Gallery West;

A Place Called Diaspora, in Europa - Migrants, curator Zia Ibarreche, The Hive, Dalston, London;
River Boats & Inner Thoughts (solo), curator paula roush, ?/uh/-books, London South Bank University.


ldn_31052016, in Drawing Utopias, curator Maria Lusitano Santos, Iklectik Art Lab, London;

A Place Called Diaspora (solo), Casa da Cultura, Melgaço, Portugal;

The Politics of the Office, in MOSTRA'16, Lisbon and Porto, Portugal.


The Politics of the Office (solo), London Gallery West.


The Politics of the Office, in Power and Pleasure, curator David Bate, London Gallery West.


There Was a Lady in Prague..., in Hotch Potch, MKII project Space, Hackney, London;

Open Plan, in Dying to Know, Ambika P3, London;

Photographic Studies, in MA Interim Show, London Gallery West, University of Westminster;

The Protesters, Photomonth - East London Photography Festival (online).


The Country, in Mostra by PGCCA, Centro de Arte Moderna (CAM), Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon.



Photography Theory's Metamorphosis into Theories of the Virtual Image: Interview with Victor Burgin, Membrana - Journal of Photography, Vol. 6, no. 1, 2021;

Landscapes of Care: the emergence of landscapes of care in extreme territories, Sophia Journal Volume 7, No. 1 (Co-Editor with Susana Ventura) - Note from the Editors: we have withdrew our names from the publication in protest;


What Was Once a Photographic Theory Has Been Transformed Into Theories of the Visual Image: interview with Victor Burgin, Membrana - journal of photography (forthcoming June);

'Kar Je Bilo Nekoc Fotografska Teorija, Se Je Preobrazilo V Teorije Vizualne Pobode': interview with Victor Burgin, Fotografija Journal, Issue 95/96, 2021.


'We Are Still Living Off 20th Century Ideas and Curriculums about Photography': interview with David Bate, Membrana - Journal of Photography, Vol. 4, no. 1, 2019.


The Politics of the Office (selection), in Civilization: The Way We Live Now, Thames & Hudson, 2018;

'David Granick: The East End in Colour, 1960-1980' (review), in Photomonitor [online];

'Andreas Gursky, Hayward Gallery, London' (review), in Scopio Magazine, no. 5, part 1.


'We Need More Documentary, and We Need More than Documentary': interview with Steve Edwards, in Membrana - Journal of Photography, Vol. 2, no. 2, 2017.


'Post-photography, or are we past photography?', in Moutinho, A. et all (Eds), Post-Screen: Intermittence + Interference, Lisbon: Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon (ISBN 978-989-8771-56-8);

'The Space of the Photograph' in Alcolea, R. and Tárrago, J. (Eds.), inter: photography and architecture, Vol. 4, University of Navarra (ISBN 978-848081-521-5);

Distant Wars Visible: The Ambivalence of Witnessing by Wendy Kozol (book review), Journal of Visual Studies, Issue 4, Taylor & Francis;

'A Place Called Diaspora', in Melgaço International Documentary Film Festival Catalogue, ISBN 978-989-97504-6-3;

The Politics of the Office, Photomonitor [online];

The Politics of the Office, Photomediations Machine [online], curator Joanna Zylinska.


The Politics of the Office, in Domus Magazine [online].

talks - workshops


'River Boats & Inner Thoughts', part of Bridging the Distance by PH collective, Arts Week, Birkbeck College, London.

Masterclass Um Lugar Chamado Diáspora, Vista Curta Short Film Festival/ ESEV - Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Portugal.


Roundtable with William A. Ewing, Simon Norfolk, Mandy Baker, Michael Najjar, Shiggy Takato for the book launch of Civilization: The Way We Live Now (Thames & Hudson, 2018), Flowers Gallery, London;

'Photography and Identities': mentorship project and workshop (tutor), Lilian Baylis High School, Vauxhall, London.


'The Sonnebed House', lecture-performance, in final show of the 'The Bed in the Age of Social Media' - The Berlage Theory Master Class led by Beatriz Colomina, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands. With Myrsini Alexandridi and Gerlinde Verhaegue;

'The Scripto-Visual: a Practice-Based Research', Between Here and Then CREAM Symposium, University of Westminster, London;

'A Place Called Diaspora'. Europa - Migrants exhibition, curator Zia Ibarreche. The Hive, Dalston, London;

'Photography and Identities': workshop (tutor), Reay Primary School, Vauxhall, London.


'On the Persistent, Contradictory Feeling of “Home' (guest lecture), University of Lisbon/ Centre for English Studies;

'A Place Called Diaspora', talk and Summer course tutor Melgaço International Documentary Film Festival, Portugal;

'River Boats & Inner Thoughts', Artist talk at ?/uh/-books, London South Bank University;

'The Politics of the Office', Arts Week, Birkbeck School of Arts, London;

Artist Talk, Plymouth College of Art Annual Visual Culture Symposium, London.


'The Politics of the Office', PH: The Photography Research Network, Birkbeck School of Arts, London.

conference papers


'How to Care: Photography and Witnessing in the Era of Climate Change', Sophia Journal Conference, Landscapes of Care: the emergence of landscapes of care in extreme territories, Faculty of Architecture, University of Porto (online). Conference organiser and speaker;


'Photography and the Critique of the (Neoliberal) University', The Left Conference - Photography and Film Criticism, FSCH, Lisbon;

'The Burden of Proof: Photographic Evidence and Procedural Truth', Helsinki PhotoMedia 2018.


'The Politics of the Office or, Postindustrial Work in Two Inadequate Descriptive Systems' (guest speaker), The Left Conference: Photography and Film Criticism Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Fine Arts, Lisbon;

'Migration and its Personal Effects: On the Persistent, Contradictory Feeling of "Home"', Visualising the Home conference. University of Cumbria Institute of Arts, Carlisle;

'In/visibility of Portuguese Emigration: the Role of Photography and Cinema' (invited speaker), Conferência Internacional de Cinema de Viana, Portugal.


'Postphotography, or Are We Past Photography?', Post-Screen 2016 conference. FBAUL - Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon;

'The Space of the Photograph', Inter: Photography and Architecture. Museum University of Navarra, Spain;

'Between Documentary and Social Science: Photographing Migration', photography + con (text): Photography in Academic Research. UCL, London;
'Between the Gallery and the Street: the 1980s 'New Documentary' Movement', Photography and the Left Conference, MNAC - Museu do Chiado and FCSH, Lisbon;

'The Politics of the Office in Several Inadequate Introductory Systems', International Conference on Artistic Research 'Writing as Practice/ Practice as Writing'. Royal Academy of Arts + Royal Conservatory, The Hague, Holland;

'A Place Called Diaspora', Land2 Conference. Plymouth University, UK;

'The Screened Image', Photography Research Conference Helsinki Photomedia, Helsinki, Finland.


'Filmed Photographs: the Hybrid Image', Fusions in Cinema Conference. Universidade Aberta, Coimbra, Portugal;

'Documentary Photography and Witnessing Today', FORMAT15 Conference. Derby, UK.


'The Office and the Image of Power', Helsinki Photomedia Conference, Finland.

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