Carlos Sena Caires


Carlos Sena Caires (Funchal, 1971): Associate Professor for Design and Dean of the Faculty of Creative Industries of the University of Saint Joseph (Macao, China), and Assistant Professor for the School of Arts of the Catholic University of Portugal (Porto, Portugal). From 2011 to 2016 he was the coordinator of the two-year master degree in Sound and Image and the one-year Post-graduation in Digital Design. He was also the chief-editor of the Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts – CITARJournal – of the School of Arts between the years 2010 and 2013. As a senior researcher, he was the coordinator of the Research Group of Digital Creativity at the CITAR research centre between 2010 and 2016. Holding a PhD degree in Aesthetics, Science and Technology of the Arts from the University of Paris 8 (2010, Paris, France) and a graduate degree in Graphic Design from the University of Madeira in Portugal (1994), his core academic research is grounded on the field of Digital Design for Interactive Arts and New Media Design. As a digital artist, he produced numerous artistic projects, presented and performed worldwide, such as in Portugal, Spain, France, Brazil and Canada. His creative art projects focuses in interactive-video installations, interactive cinema and digital art installations. More information about his work and personal hobbies can be found in his personal website:


Áreas de investigação:

  • Design & Artes Digitais
  • Design Interativo
  • Novos Media e Cinema Interativo
  • Narrativa fílmica e Interatividade


Projetos de investigação:

Artful Leadership: Developing the New Generation of Servant Leaders through Arts


Publicações relevantes:

Caires, Carlos Sena (2016). Faustine e o Fugitivo, Uma narrative disruptive através das obras de Carlos Sena Caire. In: “6th International Conference of the Association of the Researchers for the Movement Image (AIM)”, Porto, Portugal.

Monteiro, Luís; Caires, Carlos Sena (2015). Overcoming the Digital Landmark. Transforming the Landscape. In: “Contempart'15 - 4th International Contemporary Art Conference - Urban Identity, Space Studies and Contemporary Art”. Istanbul, Turkey.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2014). Les Conditions du Récit Filmique Interactif. Dispositifs et Réception. Villeneuve d'Ascq, ANRT Editions (Atelier National de Reproduction de Thèses), France, 2014 (ISBN: 9782729587826).

Caires, Carlos Sena (2014). La Recherche-Création en Art Numérique et Interactif au CITAR. In: “1st Symposium on Research-Creation of the UQAM – University of Quebec at Montreal”. Montreal, Canada.

Caires, Carlos Sena (2014). Cinema do Dispositivo, Narrativa Fílmica e Interatividade. In: “IndieTalks, Technology, Art and Cinema”. Lisbon, Portugal.

CV Académico
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Centro de Investigação em Ciência e Tecnologia das Artes (CITAR)