Filipa Cruz

France, Portugal (residence), Portugal (citizenship)
research interests: art, artistic research, Sculpture, Poetic writing, Aesthetics and Theory of Arts, art and literature, Media Arts
affiliation: i2ADS – Research Institute in Art, Design and Society

Filipa Cruz is an Artist, Professor, and Researcher who divides her time between Portugal and France: her artistic practice associates installation, sculpture, and literature with a timeless and fleeting image. Since 2012, she has had solo and group exhibitions in Portugal, France, and Italy 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 Cruz is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto (FBAUP, Porto), an Integrated Researcher at the Research Institute of Art, Design and Society (i2ADS, Porto), and the Coordinator and Adjunct Faculty at Paris College of Art (PCA, Paris), 

Since 2018, she has supervised over a dozen academic theses ranging from MFA to Ph.D.

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.

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.


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