Ana Miriam Rebelo

Ana Miriam Rebelo (Porto, 1980). Graduated in Fine Arts by the Fine Arts School of Bordeaux (2005). Master  in  Contemporary  Artistic  Creation,  by  the  University  of  Aveiro (2019). Currently enrolled in the Doctoral Program in Design, at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the  University  of  Porto, she holds  a  scholarship by Fundação  para  a  Ciência  e Tecnologia for the development  of the  research  project "Visual  and  semantic identities  of  the  city  of  Porto:  an  ascertainment  of  the  contributions  of  informal dwelling", hosted by the Research Institute for Design, Media and Culture (ID+) and by the Center for Studies in Architecture and Urbanism (CEAU). Her research interests concern experiences, perceptions and representations of urban space and their manifestations as visual culture.


International journals
  • Rebelo, Ana Miriam, e Heitor Alvelos (2021). Branding as Antagonism: visual identities as templates of urban ideology. In MONU, Magazine on Urbanism Nº 34: Protest Urbanism. Rotterdam: Bureau of Architecture, Research, and Design, 2021 (no prelo). Link
International conferences
  • Rebelo, Ana Miriam, and Heitor Alvelos (2021). The City is More than a Brand: a critical analysis of the narrative and appropriations of “Porto”. In DIGICOM 2021, 5th International Conference on Design and Digital Communication. IPCA, November 2021. (Forthcoming) Link

Scientific, artistic and cultural production

Other scientific activity spreading actions
  • Rebelo, Ana Miriam, and Heitor Alvelos (2021) Place Identity and Urban Diversity: a Critical Analysis of the Narrative and Appropriation of the “Porto” Brand. In Fifteenth International Conference on Design Principles & Practices, Março de 2021.
  • Rebelo, Ana Miriam, and Heitor Alvelos. (2021). The improvised city: contributions of informal dwelling towards an expanded paradigm of the metropolis. The case of Porto, Portugal. In KISMIF International Conference on DIY Cultures and Global Challenges, Universidade do Porto, Julho de 2021.