Professor and researcher at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto (Portugal). He was Director of the Department of Design, Director of the Master in Image Design and Director of the PhD in Art and Design at the Faculty.
Numerous doctoral and master's degrees in the field of applied research in Cinema, Television, Design, Documentary Image and other visual narratives dealing with themes of Memory and cultural and biographical legacies.
From his research in the field of documentary image and image design, editorial devices are able to relate the evidences of the images with the construction of different time lines of a historical memory of the presence and the human condition in different social contexts.