Maria Isabel da Fonseca e Castro Moreira Azevedo

Isabel Azevedo was a Post-doctoral Researcher from Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia in the area of Art Studies - Digital Holography (2010-2016), at De Montfort University, Imaging & Displays Research Group, Modern Holography, Leicester, UK and University of Porto, Portugal; PhD in Art Studies (8 Nov. 2005), from the University of Aveiro, Department of Communication and Art; Post-graduation from Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian in Art Holography (1988-1990) at University of Porto; Graduation in Fine Arts/Painting (1987), from Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto.

She was Monitor of Printmaking at University of Porto, Faculty of Fine Arts, (1987-1992); Professor of Fine Arts at ARCA/EUAC, University School of Arts of Coimbra, Portugal, (1992-2015); ). Since 2007 until 2015, Isabel Azevedo was an Integrated Member at ID+ Research Institute for Design, Media and Culture, since 2016 is an Independent Researcher/Collaborator.

She completed the supervision of 10 Master Degree students; and 1 PhD student at University of Vigo (Spain); she was member of the Jury of 4 PhDs and 47 Master Degrees, at ARCA/EUAC Coimbra, University of Aveiro, University of Lisbon, University of Seville, (Spain), some of them as principal examiner and was external evaluator to the European Mention, at University of Seville.

She published 34 papers in international peer-review conference proceedings, 22 of these 34 papers were published as a senior (corresponding) author, and some of the international oral presentations were: Art in Holography 2, University of Nottingham, UK (1996); 6th ISDH – International Symposium on Display Holography, Lake Forest College, Illinois, USA (1997); Holography Conference, St. Pölten, Austria ( 2000); CIANTEC - International Congress in Art, New Technologies and Communication, University of São Paulo, Brasil (2007- 08) and University of Aveiro, (2009) ; 8th ISDH Shenzhen, China (2009); since 2011, OPTO - Practical Holography: Displays, Materials and Applications, SPIE's Conferences, Photonics West, San Francisco, USA; 9th ISDH MIT Media Lab, Cambridge Massachusetts, USA (2012); 10th ISDH Saint Petersburg, Russia (2015).

Since 2017 Isabel Azevedo is member of the Conference Committee SPIE Photonics West OPTO - Practical Holography: Displays, Materials and Applications, San Francisco, USA ; Art Co-Chair in the 11th ISDH International Symposium on Display Holography, University of Aveiro, Portugal (25-29 June 2018); Co-Curator and Artist participating in the International Exhibition “Art in Holography: Light, Space & Time”, Aveiro City Museum, (26 June-30 Sep 2018); Invited speaker in the Leonardo’s 50th Anniversary Day, 26 June 2018.

Isabel Azevedo is also an Artist who investigates the relationships between Art, Science and Technology. Having light as a subject matter, she produced and presented multimedia environments and holographic installations, individually or collectively, (exhibiting since 1984): "Cool Holograms", Gallery 286, London, UK, (13-27 Feb, 2020); "Art in Holography: Light, Space & Time", Aveiro City Museum, Portugal, (26 June-30 Sept. 2018); “Magic of Light”, Moscow, Russia, (15 Jan-31 May, 2016) and “Magic of Light”, Saint Petersburg, Russia, (3 July-31 Oct, 2015); “Surreal Vintage”, Landmark Arts Center, London, UK, (20-21 Feb, 2015); “Performative Holography”, Kinetica Art Fair 2014, London, UK, (16-19 Oct, 2014); Exhibition room conference, ISDH 2012, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge Massachusetts, USA, ( 25-29 June, 2012); Exhibition Fantasporto 2012, Teatro Rivoli, Porto, Portugal, (20 Feb.-4 Mar., 2012); HoloExpo 2011- 8th Conference, Minsk, Belarus, (29 Sept.- 1 Oct., 2011); “Changing Thoughts: a series of digital art holograms”, Jonathan Ross Gallery – 286, London, UK, (15-31 Mar., 2011); “A Luz como Material Plástico, Objectos Específicos de Luz”, Installation at Museu Grão Vasco, Viseu, Portugal, (17 Dec., 2005 - 31 Jan. 2006); “Two ways of being a voyeur”, Installation in “Art Holography”, Stadtmuseum, St. Pölten, Áustria, (16-18 July, 2000). “Estrutura Azul”, Installation at TAGV, Coimbra, Portugal, (4-30 Apr., 2000).

Isabel Azevedo received the Revelation Prize in the 1ª Biennale of Art of Sintra, 1987.

She received the Shearwater Foundation Grant on July, 2000.

https://www.isabelazevedo.com

https://www.spie.org/profile/Maria-Isabel.Azevedo-130192

PhD Details

Publications

International conferences
  • Isabel Azevedo, “Let’s play”, Proceedings of the 11th Symposium on Display Holography, ISDH 2018, section “Art Concepts and Techniques”, 25-29 June, 2018, University of Aveiro, Portugal. ISBN: 978-972-789-550-2, pp.53-58.
  • Isabel Azevedo, Elizabeth S-R,”Espaço Holográfico: Um Lugar Habitado pelo Corpo”, Encontro Internacional de Arte e Tecnologia, Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade do Porto, Portugal, 11-14 Outubro, 2017. ISBN electrónico: 978-989-99839-5-3, pp.633-639. Link
  • Azevedo, M.; Sandford-Richardson, E. (2017). “Sonorous images through digital holographic images”, in Practical Holography XXXI: Materials and Applications, Hans I. Bjelkhagen; V. Michael Bove, Editors, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 10127 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2017), 1012707 doi: 10.1117/12.2250508
  • Azevedo, M.; Sandford-Richardson, E.; Richardson, M.; Bernardo, L.; Crespo, H. (2016). “Silent images in dialogue”, in Practical Holography XXX: Materials and Applications, Hans I. Bjelkhagen; V. Michael Bove, Jr., Editors, Proceedings of SPIE 2016 – http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2212391.
  • Althagafi, A.; Richardson, M. and Azevedo, I. (2015). “Documenting Saudi Antique Jewelry By Using Digital Holography”, in 14º International Meeting of Art and Technology: Art and Human Enhancement, University of Aveiro, Portugal, October 2015 – http://hdl.handle.net/10773/15429
  • Azevedo, M.; Sandford-Richardson, E.; Richardson, M.; Bernardo, L.; Crespo, H. (2015). “Seeing yourself seeing”, in Practical Holography XXIX: Materials and Applications, Hans I. Bjelkhagen; V. Michael Bove, Jr., Editors, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9386 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2015), 93860D. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2079531
  • Maria Isabel Azevedo, Elizabeth Sandford-Richardson, Martin J. Richardson, Luís Miguel Bernardo, Helder Crespo, “Reflective Holography”, Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Display Holography, ISDH 2015, 28 June-3 July 2015, ITMO University, Saint Petersburg, Russia. ISBN 978_5_6040623_1_9, pp.54-62.
  • AZEVEDO, Isabel Proceedings of SPIE in CD-Rom, Photonics West 2013 – OPTO: Optoelectronics Devices and Materials, 2-7 February 2013, San Francisco, California, USA, Volumes 8619-8647. ISBN: 978-0-8194-9420-7
  • AZEVEDO, Isabel; RICHARDSON, Martin; BERNARDO, Luis, M. (2013) -“Time Cognition: Inside and Outside the Holographic Space”, [8644-28] Practical Holography XXVII: Materials and Applications, edited by Hans I. Belkhagen, V. Michael Bove, Jr., Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8644, 8644OR. 2013 SPIE –CCC code: 0277/786X/13/ – DOI: 10.1117/12.2005654
  • Isabel Azevedo, Martin Richardson, Luis Miguel Bernardo, “Across light: through colour II”, [012015] IOPScience, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2013.
  • AZEVEDO, Isabel; RICHARDSON, Martin; BERNARDO, Luis, M. (2012) – “”Across light: through colour””, in Practical Holography XXVI: Materials and Applications, Hans I. Bjelkhagen; V. Michael Bove, Jr., Editors, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8281 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2012), 82810B. DOI: 10.1117/12.908961. Photonics West 2012 – OPTO: Optoelectronics Devices and Materials, 21-26 January 2012, San Francisco, California, USA. URL: http://spie.org/app/profiles/viewer.aspx?profile=ODBTSG
  • AZEVEDO, Isabel; RICHARDSON, Martin; BERNARDO, Luis, M. (2012) – “Across light: through colour II”, [012015] IOPScience, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Vol. 415, 9th International Symposium on Display Holography (ISDH 2012), 25–29 June 2012, MIT Lab, Cambridge Massachusetts, USA. http://iopscience.iop.org/1742-6596/415/1. URL: http://spie.org/app/profiles/viewer.aspx?profile=ODBTSG
  • OLIVEIRA, Rosa M.; AZEVEDO, Isabel (2011) – “Concepts and Approaches of Material and Immaterial in New Art Media”, Theme 4 Virtual Art Spaces- creative potentials of new imaging technologies, Proceedings of the 33 InSEA World Congress and Hungarian Art Teachers’ Association (HATA), Kárpáti, Andrea; Gaul, Emil (Eds) Budapest, June 2011. ISBN 978-963-08-1596-3
  • AZEVEDO, Isabel; RICHARDSON, Martin (2011) – Changing thoughts: a series of digital art holograms, in Practical Holography XXV: Materials and Applications, Hans I. Bjelkhagen, Editors, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 7957 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2011), 79570D. DOI: 10.1117/12.874972 Photonics West 2011 – OPTO: Optoelectronics Devices and Materials, 21-26 January 2011, San Francisco, California, USA. URL: http://spie.org/app/profiles/viewer.aspx?profile=ODBTSG
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Other publications
  • Azevedo, M. I.; Sandford-Richardson, E.; Pacheco, F. C.; Janardo, N. and Pinto, M. N., “Audiovisualy experience through image holography”, 13th International Summer Workshop on Multimodal Interface, 3-28 July 2017, Centre of Digital Creativity (CCD), Escola das Artes, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Foz Campus, Portugal.
  • Azevedo, M. (2016). Comunicações por convite: “Linguagem Holográfica nas Artes Performativas”, no Auditório do Exploratório do Centro Ciência Viva de Coimbra, 21 Out., in Paisagens Neurológicas, Arte e Ciência, Edição #03, 7 – 21 Outubro, 2015, Coimbra. “Entre memórias – o processo criativo e a construção de imagens”, in TEDxCoimbra 2016, Galeria Santa Clara, 29 de Outubro de 2016, Coimbra.