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    Sydnesplassen 7
    5007 Bergen
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    HF 279
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    Postboks 7805
    5020 Bergen

Álvaro Seiça is a Portuguese writer and researcher based in Bergen, Norway. He is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the University of Bergen, the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Coimbra, where he investigates the poetics and politics of erasure within the European Union-funded project “ARTDEL: The Art of Deleting.” Seiça holds a PhD in Digital Culture from UiB, with the thesis “setInterval(): Time-Based Readings of Kinetic Poetry” (2017). His publications include the poetry books Supressão (2019), upoesia (2019), Previsão para 365 poemas (2018), Ensinando o espaço (2017), Ö (2014) and Permafrost (2012), and the scholarly book Transdução (2017).

Selected publications
  • Karhio, Anne Sofia; Seiça, Álvaro. 2019. Hyperrhiz 20. Hyperrhiz: The New Media Culture. 20. doi: 10.20415/hyp/020
  • 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. Transdução: Processos de Transferência na Literatura Electrónica e Arte Digital. Edições Húmus. 160 pages. ISBN: 978-989-755-241-0.
  • 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.
  • 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

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

  • Show author(s) (2021). Poesia Cinética: O Caso da Censura a "Roda Lume" de E. M. de Melo e Castro.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Kinetic Poetry. 30 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Depending or Transgressing? Kinetic Writing that Belongs and Breaks Away. Interférences littéraires. 283-305.
  • Show author(s) (2021). As Sessões de Improvisação da Gute Zeit / Boa-Hora 100. 220-221.
  • Show author(s) (2021). 365 vorhergesagte Gedichte . Parasitenpresse.
  • Show author(s) (2020). This Is the Paradox of Language.
  • Show author(s) (2020). The Art of Deleting: On Poetry and Erasure.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Lit Mods. Electronic Book Review (EBR).
  • Show author(s) (2020). E. M. de Melo e Castro: A Palavra Inovada. Cibertextualidades.
  • Show author(s) (2020). ARTDEL: The Art of Deleting.
  • Show author(s) (2020). A Critique of Control and Black Boxes: Lit Mods of Ian Hatcher’s ‘⌰ (Total Runout)’. Poetics Today. 503-537.
  • Show author(s) (2019). upoesia v0.1 [demo]. 292-321. In:
    • Show author(s) (2019). Fobias - Fonias - Fagias. Escritas Experimentais e Eletrónicas Ibero-Afro-Latinoamericanas. Edições Universidade Fernando Pessoa.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Supressão. Urutau.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Poesia e Rasura.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Other Codes / Cóid Eile: Re-thinking Context in Digital Literature. Hyperrhiz: The New Media Culture.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Hyperrhiz 20. Hyperrhiz: The New Media Culture.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Erasure Poetry: Introduction and Visualization.
  • Show author(s) (2019). A Poesia como Ficção Não-Ficcional. 7-14.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Ö (English translation). Publication Studio Malmö.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Previsão para 365 Poemas. não (edições).
  • Show author(s) (2018). Presenting the Po-ex.net: The Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature. OEI. 505-507.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Literature Mods.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Kinetic Poetry: From Screening to Running Interactive Language.
  • Show author(s) (2017). setInterval(): Time-Based Readings of Kinetic Poetry.
  • Show author(s) (2017). as valas abertas ++ des fossés ouverts ++ open ditches.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Transduction: Transfer Processes in Electronic Literature and Digital Art.
  • Show author(s) (2017). The Freedom Adventure of Portuguese Experimentalism and Kinetic Poetry. 16 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Ensinando o Espaço. não (edições).
  • Show author(s) (2017). A Literatura como Eco: House of Leaves de Mark Z. Danielewski. 17 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2016). who emigrates departs with #words in their pockets @ aimisola.net/hymiwo.po. Cibertextualidades. 41-56.
  • Show author(s) (2016). O Experimentalismo como Invenção, Transgressão e Metamorfose: A PO.EX Revisitada Através de Po-ex.net. Colóquio. Letras. 9-17.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Digital Poetry and Critical Discourse: A Network of Self-References? MatLit (Centro de Literatura Portuguesa da Universidade de Coimbra). 95-123.
  • Show author(s) (2015). p2p: Polish-Portuguese E-Lit.
  • Show author(s) (2015). The Digital Diasthima: Time-Lapse Reading as Critical and Creative Performance.
  • Show author(s) (2015). The Digital Diasthima: Time-Lapse Reading Digital Poetry. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Electronic Art. 315-318.
  • Show author(s) (2015). The Digital Diasthima: Time-Lapse Reading Digital Poetry. 4 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Digital Poetry and Meta-Discourse: A Network of Self-References?
  • Show author(s) (2015). A Luminous Beam: Reading the Portuguese Electronic Literature Collection. Texto Digital. 387-419.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Ö. Self-published.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Time-Lapse Reading as Critical Performance.
  • Show author(s) (2014). The PO.EX Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature: A Review. .
  • Show author(s) (2014). The PO.EX Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature: A Review. .
  • Show author(s) (2014). The ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base: A Review. .
  • Show author(s) (2014). Finding No Object: A Traversal through Processes in Digital Poetry.
  • Show author(s) (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. 89-102.
  • Show author(s) (2014). A Luminous Beam: Reading the Portuguese Electronic Literature Collection.
  • Show author(s) (2014). A Beam of Light: Reading the Portuguese Electronic Literature Collection.
  • Show author(s) (2013). The Factorial Literature [l!]. Cibertextualidades. 97-113.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Manuel Portela and Rui Torres on the Portuguese E-Lit Collection at ELMCIP.net.
  • Show author(s) (2012). The Transducer Function: An Introduction to a Theoretical Typology in Electronic Literature and Digital Art. Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts. 71- 79.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Permafrost: 20+1 Zeptopoemas SMS. Bypass Editions.
  • Show author(s) (2012). E-Borges: Stuart Moulthrop’s Victory Garden. Op. Cit.. 130-141.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Anti-Spam: Reinventing Data. Visual Communication. 1-13.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Transduction: Transfer Processes in Digital Literature and Art.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Literature as Echo: Mark Z. Danielewski's House of Leaves. Op. Cit.. 241-255.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

ARTDEL Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action: https://artdel.net

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship (2018-2021), H2020-MSCA-IF-2017. "The Art of Deleting: A Study of Erasure Poetry, Practices of Control, Surveillance, and Censorship." University of Bergen, University of California, Los Angeles, and University of Coimbra. Advisors: Scott Rettberg and Johanna Drucker. https://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/215130/en

ELMCIP KB (2013-onwards): http://elmcip.net

Ph.D., Digital Culture, University of Bergen, 2018

M.A., Contemporary American Literature, University of Évora, 2011

B.A., Modern Languages and Literatures, NOVA University of Lisbon, 2007

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