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ABOUT

Archivo is an independent research platform dedicated to reflecting on photography and visual culture through research, editorial and curatorial activities. Perceiving history as a resource for alternative narratives, Archivo Platform engages in an in-depth understanding of photographic practice as well as its impact in knowledge production. It defines itself through a series of annual projects developed through an interdisciplinary research network that contributes to traverse different disciplines and foster theoretical, practical and critical interventions, creating links between scholarship, artistic and cultural practices. 

 

These collaborations are presented through the production of different content and events such as an open access journal, books, an international conference, and speakers sessions.

Founded in 2012, Archivo Platform maintains collaborations with research centres and holds institutional partnerships that host different events organised by Archivo and facilitate spaces for the development of research and curatorial activities, public meetings and other exchanges that welcome diverse audiences to join. For more information on how to develop a collaboration with Archivo Platform, visit our partners page.

Parallel to its research activities, Archivo Platform opens an Editorial Internship supervised programme for researchers and students developing Master or Doctoral studies. Internships are advertised every year and applications can only be considered when received during the application period.

 

Further information can be found in this website. To receive announcements of events or opportunities at Archivo Platform, please subscribe to our newsletter.

FOUNDER DIRECTOR 

ANA CATARINA PINHO

EDITORIAL INTERNS [2021]

CHIARA LUCCHESI Birkbeck, Uni. of London, UK [Jan-Apr 2021]

CHLOE DAVIES Uni. of South Wales, UK [May-Aug 2021]

GABRIELA SÁ Federal Uni. of Minas Gerais, Brazil [May-Aug 2021]

JANET RUTH DAVIES University of South Wales, UK [Sep-Dec 2021]

PHILIP ARNEILL Birkbeck, Uni. of London, UK [Sep-Dec 2021]

DESIGN 

INÊS CARDOSO

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD 

ANNA MARÍA GUASCH Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

ANDRÉS PACHÓN Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

FRANK MÖLLER TAPRI, Tampere University, Finland

IRIS SIKKING Independent curator, The Netherlands

LISA BARNARD University of South Wales, United Kingdom

LOUISE CLEMENTS Art Dir. QUAD / FORMAT International Photography Festival, UK

MARC T. VOSS & HEATHER MOORE Regimes Museum, USA

MARGARIDA BRITO ALVES IHA - NOVA University of Lisbon

MARK DURDEN University of South Wales, United Kingdom

NADYA SHEREMETOVA FotoDepartament, St. Petersburg, Russia

NINA KASSIANOU Art Dir. DL Gallery / Dir. Return to Ithaca, Curating Art and Artists Program

PAULA RIBEIRO LOBO IHA - NOVA University of Lisbon

RESEARCH PARTNERS

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OTHER PARTNERS

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LEGAL

Archivo Platform and Archivo Press are developed within the International Association of Photography and Visual Culture, a non-profit organisation registered in Portugal.  [NIPC 516352547]

All work is copyright of the individual artists, otherwise ©Archivo 2012-2021. All rights reserved.