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Designer and musician. Assistant Professor at the Design Department of the Faculty of Fine Arts of teh University of Porto, where he teaches Interaction Design and design for computational media. He is the author of "Artificial Aesthetics: Creative Practices in Computational Art and Design", a book on the use of computational systems in design and the arts.

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  • Name

    Miguel Carvalhais
  • Cluster

    Computer Science
  • Role

    Affiliated Researcher
  • Since

    01st July 2016
Publications

2019

Editorial

Authors
Rangel, A; Carvalhais, M; Ribas, L; Verdicchio, M;

Publication
JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF THE ARTS

Abstract

2019

Playful design, empathy and the nonhuman turn

Authors
Fava, F; Soares, CM; Carvalhais, M;

Publication
TECHNOETIC ARTS

Abstract
In the context of interspecies play involving humans, we find limitations when it comes to understanding most species. One reason for this may be the fact that we tend to anthropomorphize the other to be able to empathize with it. In light of this, how can we infer communication signs of other species so we are able to connect with the nonhuman world? We look for answers to this question by adopting a phenomenological approach that allows us to decentre from the anthropocentric perspective. We highlight animal studies, especially those that extend to them the notion of play, and the studies on interspecies playful interaction conducted in the context of animal- computer interaction. In addition, we propose considering empathy as an interspecies dialogical bridge with nonhumans. Finally, we argue about an expansion of the field of interaction design as an approach to the connection with the nonhuman world.

2018

Educação para a Leitura na Era da Informação: Novas poéticas e estruturas narrativas para o envolvimento do público jovem em atividades de leitura

Authors
Monteiro, J; CIQUP, Universidade do Porto,; Carvalhais, M; Morais, C; INESC TEC, Universidade do Porto,; CIQUP, Universidade do Porto,;

Publication
Estudos em Comunicacao

Abstract

2018

Editorial

Authors
Rangel, A; Ribas, L; Verdicchio, M; Carvalhais, M;

Publication
Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts

Abstract

2018

Editorial

Authors
Rangel, A; Ribas, L; Verdicchio, M; Carvalhais, M;

Publication
JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF THE ARTS

Abstract

Supervised
thesis

2017

S+V+M: Relationships between the Sound, Visual and Movement domains in Interactive Systems

Author
Rodrigo Guerreiro Vaz Guedes de Carvalho

Institution
UP-FBAUP

2017

Notícias 2.0 - Um estudo sobre Visualização de Informação e Design de Informação para análise de notícias online

Author
Mécia Sá

Institution
UP-FBAUP

2017

On Serendipity in the Digital Medium: Towards a Framework for Valuable Unpredictability in Interaction Design

Author
Ricardo Manuel Coelho de Melo

Institution
UP-FBAUP

2017

Design e Desenvolvimento de Narrativas Interativas: o webdocumentário num jornal de pequena dimensão

Author
Ana de Lurdes Constante da Rocha Reis

Institution
UP-FBAUP

2017

Detecting the Content of Gender Stereotypes in Videogame Characters

Author
Ever Arrieta Solano

Institution
UP-FBAUP