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ARCHIVO is an independent research platform founded in 2012, dedicated to photography and visual culture through research, practice-led, editorial and curatorial activities. Perceiving history as a resource for alternative narratives, the ARCHIVO PLATFORM engages in an in-depth understanding of lens-based media and photographic practice and its impact in knowledge production.

ARCHIVO explores a specific theme each year and defines itself through a programme of diverse events and activities developed within the Archivo Research Network whose associate and visiting researchers contribute to traverse different disciplines and foster theoretical, practical and critical interventions, creating links between scholarship, artistic and cultural practices. Such collaborations are presented through the production of original publications and public events, including the open access peer-reviewed journal Archivo Papers, a Webinar Series, a Visual LAB for artists and practitioners, among other activities, that bring together our associated researchers and guest speakers to further explore and discuss the year theme. Moreover, the Reframing the Archive, an international conference is presented annually and announces the theme of the following year.

 

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ARCHIVO

Photography and Visual Culture Research Platform

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ARCHIVO PAPERS

Journal of Photography

and Visual Culture

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REFRAMING THE ARCHIVE

International Conference on Photography and Visual Culture

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ARCHIVO PRESS

Independent Publisher

COPYRIGHT

All work published at ARCHIVO is copyright of its respective owner/author, otherwise © Archivo.

ARCHIVO is developed through the International Association of Photography and Visual Culture (IAPVC), a non-profit organisation registered in Portugal. [Reg. n.516352547]

ARCHIVO

Founder / Executive Director

Head of programmes

Ana Catarina Pinho

acpinho@archivoplatform.com

Managing assistant

PHOTOFILE

editorial manager

Laura Singeot

lsingeot@archivoplatform.com

VISUAL LAB

production manager

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

Andrés Pachón

University of Coimbra, Portugal

Frank Möller

Tampere University, Finland

Helen Starr

Curator, United Kingdom

Iris Sikking

Curator of Photography, Fotomuseum The Hague, Netherlands

 

Louise Clements

Founder/Patron of FORMAT International Photography Festival, United Kingdom

 

Margarida Brito Alves

IHA, NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal

Mark Durden

University of South Wales, United Kingdom

 

Nina Kassianou

Artistic director DL Gallery, Return to Ithaca Residency, Greece

 

Paula Ribeiro Lobo

IHA, NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal

Tomaz Zarza

Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid, Spain

 

Nadya Sheremetova

Director of FotoDepartament, Russia

 

Marc T. Voss / Heather Moore

Regimes Museum, United States

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