João Silveira is a Brazilian entrepreneur, researcher and artist with experience of over 4000 career performances on tours around the world. Trained as a pharmacist, he explores art and science in his work.
Harvard Fellow - Faculty of Arts & Sciences (SEAS)
Resident Artscientist - ArtSciLab - UT Dallas
Ph.D. in Science Education and Communication -UFRJ
Master of Science Education and Communication - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
Founder of the Arteciência startup, a educational program based on Problem Based Learning (PBL) in which students are encouraged to think about complex problems and create solutions and products that bring together art, science, and technology.
Author of the book “Da Ideia ao Aplauso”.
Blog ArteCiência Brasil: a website with news about art, science and technology
Academic Papers looking for the evidence that Art-Science-Technology collaboration is a good thing
Papo ArteCiência: a podcast that reached more than 100,000 people
INFUSIÓN: transdisciplinarity on the stage
Anteato: an award-winning film about a dance show inspired by a scientific topic.
Named a Young Pioneer by the World Frontiers Forum
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