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Álvaro Seiça is a writer, editor and researcher. He published four poetry books, the most recent being Ö (2014) and permafrost: 20+1 zeptopoemas sms (2012). He holds a MA in Contemporary American Literature, with the thesis “Transduction: Transfer Processes in Digital Literature and Art” (University of Évora, 2011), winner of the Moser Prize 2013. Seiça has published several poems and essays on different journals. In 2007, he co-founded Bypass, a nomadic editorial and curatorial project. He currently lives in Bergen, Norway, where he is a PhD fellow in Digital Culture at the University of Bergen, Humanities Faculty, Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies. Seiça is a researcher on electronic literature and digital art at the Bergen Electronic Literature Research Group and editor of the ELMCIP KB (http://elmcip.net). His PhD project focus on digital poetry and how time and space relate to digital kinetic poetics. @AlvaroSeica

Selected publications
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2016. Digital Poetry and Critical Discourse: A Network of Self-References? MatLit (Centro de Literatura Portuguesa da Universidade de Coimbra). 4: 95-123. doi: 10.14195/2182-8830_4-1_6
  • Seiça, Álvaro; Torres, Rui. 2016. O Experimentalismo como Invenção, Transgressão e Metamorfose: A PO.EX Revisitada Através de Po-ex.net. Colóquio. Letras. 193: 9-17. doi: http://coloquio.gulbenkian.pt/bib/sirius.exe/getrec?mfn=18940&_template=singleRecord
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. Transdução: Processos de Transferência na Literatura Electrónica e Arte Digital. Edições Húmus. 160 pages. ISBN: 978-989-755-241-0.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. The Freedom Adventure of Portuguese Experimentalism and Kinetic Poetry. 9, pages 165-180. In:
    • Tabbi, Joseph. 2017. The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature. Bloomsbury Academic. 500 pages. ISBN: 9781474230254.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. setInterval(): Time-Based Readings of Kinetic Poetry. 433 pages.

DIKULT 103: Digital Genres: Digital Art, Electronic Literature, and Computer Games

DIKULT 106: Culture and Norms in the Information Society: Identity, Gender and Social Interaction

DIKULT 203: Electronic Literature

DIKULT 207: Digital Humanities in Practice

  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2018. Kinetic Poetry. Chapter. In:
    • Grigar, Dene; O'Sullivan, James; Baldwin, Sandy. 2018. Electronic Literature: Contexts, Forms, and Practices. West Virginia University Press. 400 pages. ISBN: 978-1-938228-74-2.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. Transdução: Processos de Transferência na Literatura Electrónica e Arte Digital. Edições Húmus. 160 pages. ISBN: 978-989-755-241-0.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. A Literatura como Eco: House of Leaves de Mark Z. Danielewski. Chapter 9, pages 195-211. In:
    • Lima, Maria Antónia. 2017. Gótico Americano: Alguns Percursos. Edições Húmus. 300 pages. ISBN: 978-989-755-241-0.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. setInterval(): Time-Based Readings of Kinetic Poetry. 433 pages.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. The Freedom Adventure of Portuguese Experimentalism and Kinetic Poetry. 9, pages 165-180. In:
    • Tabbi, Joseph. 2017. The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature. Bloomsbury Academic. 500 pages. ISBN: 9781474230254.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2017. as valas abertas ++ des fossés ouverts ++ open ditches.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2015. Um Feixe Luminoso: Uma Leitura da Coleção de Literatura Electrônica Portuguesa. Texto Digital. 11: 387-419. doi: 10.5007/1807-9288.2015v11n1p387
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2015. The Digital Diasthima: Time-Lapse Reading Digital Poetry. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Electronic Art. 315-318.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2015. The Digital Diasthima: Time-Lapse Reading Digital Poetry. Article, pages 315-318. In:
    • Armstrong, Kate. 2015. ISEA2015 Proceedings. 499 pages. ISBN: 978-1-910172-00-1.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2014. The PO.EX Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature: A Review. Electronic Literature Directory, USA. 5 pages.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2014. The ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base: A Review. Electronic Literature Directory, USA. 8 pages.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2014. Electronic Literature and Online Literary Databases: The PO.EX and ELMCIP Cases. RISS : magasin for studentar og tilsette ved Institutt for nordistikk og litteraturvitskap, Universitetet i Trondheim. 14: 89-102.
  • Seiça, Álvaro. 2014. O PO.EX, Arquivo Digital da Literatura Experimental Portuguesa: Uma Recensão. University Fernando Pessoa/PO.EX, Porto. 5 pages.
  • Seica, Alvaro. 2013. A Literatura Factorial [l!]. Cibertextualidades. 5: 97-113.
  • Seica, Alvaro. 2012. E-Borges: Stuart Moulthrop’s Victory Garden. Op. Cit.: A Journal of Anglo-American Studies. II: 130-141.
  • Seica, Alvaro. 2012. The Transducer Function: An Introduction to a Theoretical Typology in Electronic Literature and Digital Art. Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts. 4: 71-79. doi: 10.7559/citarj.v4i1.69
  • Seica, Alvaro. 2012. Anti-Spam: Reinventing Data. Visual Communication. 4: 1-13.
  • Seica, Alvaro. 2011. Transduction: Transfer Processes in Digital Literature and Art. University of Évora, Évora, Portugal. 95 pages.
  • Seica, Alvaro. 2010. Literature as Echo: Mark Z. Danielewski's House of Leaves. Op. Cit.: A Journal of Anglo-American Studies. 12: 241-255.

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