BIO

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”.

Key projects:

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

More projects here

 

Joao, 2019