Action Vice Chair, WG1

Susana Oliveira, Associate Professor, Faculty of Fine-Arts, Lisbon University, Portugal. She studied Fine-Arts, has an MA in Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art and PhD in Communication and Culture and published several articles and books on visual culture. She co-organized the 1st International Conference on Architecture and Fiction – Once Upon a Place, Lisboa 2010, published in book format in 2013, and was co-proposer of Writing Urban Places network. She was Visiting Scholar at GSAPP – Columbia University NY in 2014, with postdoctoral research in Architectural Imagination in Fiction Literature, a subject she keeps pursuing, namely within Graphic Representation, Book History and Culture and Word & Image Studies. She also works as a freelance illustrator and has published over 25 youth and children’s books.