PHOTOGRAPHY AND VISUAL STUDIES
Founder / Managing editor
Ana Catarina Pinho
Distribution & Production assistant
Research events research[at]archivoplatform.com
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Research fellowship by FCT - Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology [SFRH/115113/2016]
Archivo Platform was founded in 2012 with the purpose of creating a space of reflection about photography and visual culture through debate around its current practices and discourses, provided by the collaboration with practitioners, writers and researchers who explore photography and lens based media. A quarterly bilingual journal — ArchivoZine, was edited from 2012 to 2016, publishing the work developed through the platform and featuring relevant names in the contemporary scene such as Joachim Schmid, Joan Fontcuberta, Ken Grant, Rosângela Rennó, Clare Strand, Natasha Caruana, Kurt Caviezel, António Júlio Duarte, Mark Durden, Margarida Medeiros, Katarzyna Majak, Louise Clements, Peggy Sue Amison, Rui Prata, among many others.
Since 2017, Archivo Platform is engaged with the research project REFRAMING THE ARCHIVE, focused on visual archives and its appropriations in artistic practice, with a particular interest on works that approach historical events and memory.
Visual work related to the archive will be regularly featured in SHOWROOM and in PORTFOLIO. Furthermore, talks, exhibitions and research seminars will be programmed, bringing together artists and scholars and contributing for the thinking and debate on the subject and its current state of the art.
FOUNDER / MANAGING EDITOR | ANA CATARINA PINHO
Ana Catarina Pinho has a background in Fine Arts and in Documentary Photography and Cinema. Since 2010 she has been participating in international projects and residencies and her work has been exhibited internationally.
She is currently a research fellow for the FCT - Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology [SFRH/115113/2016], developing a PhD in Photographic Studies at the European Centre for Documentary Research (eCDR), at the University of South Wales, United Kingdom.
She is a member of the research groups Global Art Archive (GAA), Departmento de Historia del Arte, Universitat de Barcelona; and Contemporary Art Studies (CASt), Instituto de História da Arte, Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
Since 2012, Pinho is the founder editor of Archivo Platform, having edited the ArchivoZine (2012-2016), and currently developing a series of editorial/curatorial events regarding her doctoral studies.