Mirian Nogueira Tavares holds a PhD in Contemporary Communication and
Culture from the Federal University of Bahia.
She is coordinator of the Arts and Communication Research Centre (CIAC) and
Associate Professor at the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, University of
the Algarve (UAlg). She is also Director of the Doctorate in Digital Media-Art,
taught in partnership between the University of Algarve and the Open
At the international level she is Vice-President of the International Association
for Computational Art – ARTECH-Int, which she articulates with other relevant
functions at the national level.
She is a member of the team of curators of the Portuguese Contemporary Art
Network and Director of Rotura – Communication, Culture and Arts Magazine.
She has been involved in more than 25 scientific projects, exercising, in many
of them, a general coordination role and/or institutional coordination.
She has participated, by invitation, in more than 100 national and international
conferences, accounting for more than 60 articles published in leading national
and international journals.
As a result of his intense scientific activity, he has already published 17 books
and 56 chapters in highly recognized works in his area of study.
In total, more than 50 masters, doctors and post-doctors have defended their
titles under her guidance.
Mirian Tavares also participates regularly in several cultural magazines and in
the production of texts and art catalogues, having coordinated and conceptually
developed a set of unpublished web series for the dissemination of science
(CIAC Talks and CIAC Talks Initiative).
His most recent areas of research are: Communication, Digital Media-Art, Film,
Visual Arts and Culture and Arts.