Events

Conference papers and presentations

2020

“Liveness and deadness in social media: on the perceived lack of life of the infinite stream”. Association of Internet Researchers – AoIR 2020. Virtual conference.

“Absentmindedly scrolling through nothing: liveness and continuous connectedness in social media”. 8th European Communication Conference – ECREA. University of Minho, Portugal. [Postponed due to COVID-19]

“Going with the (social media) flow: notes on doomscrolling and stream flow-breakers in viral times”. Affect & Social Media 4.5 – Media Virality and the Lockdown Aesthetic. University of East London, Online programme.

“More than transportation, incarnation: Shifting experiences of liveness in mainstream social media”. 5th International Conference on Affect & Social Media. University of East London, United Kingdom. [Postponed due to COVID-19]

“From transportation to incarnation: Shifting claims of liveness in connective media industries”. Media Industries 2020 – Global Currents and Contradictions. King’s College London, United Kingdom. [Cancelled due to COVID-19]

“Compulsory continuous connectedness: Liveness and senses of uncertainty in mainstream social media”. Lisbon Winter School for the Study of Communications – Media and Uncertainty. Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon, Portugal.

2019

“Experiences of liveness: theorising audiences’ engagements with connective media as sensorially perceived and discursively articulated”. Annual Conference, International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR). Universidad Complutense de Madrid,  Spain.

“Connected Live: realtimeness and immediacy in connective platforms”. Connected Life 2019 – Data & Disorder. Oxford Internet Institute & London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom.

“Living with connective platforms: social media and the underlying claim of liveness”. Digital Culture Conference 2019. University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.

2018

“Liveness beyond live video: immediacy and presence on Instagram Stories”. Instagram Conference: Studying Instagram beyond selfies –  Middlesex University, United Kingdom.

“Live, here and now: experiences of liveness in everyday engagements with connective media”. ECREA European Media and Communication Doctoral Summer School – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy.

2017

“Uses (and disuses) of Facebook”, with Alex Primo, Vanessa Valiati and Laura Barros. 40th Brazilian Conference of Communication Sciences – Intercom – Curitiba, Brazil.

2016

“I have so much to tell you, but with words I cannot say it: Animated GIF as an expressive resource”. 39th Brazilian Conference of Communication Sciences – Intercom. São Paulo, Brazil.

“Fluid Conversations in Cyberculture”, with Alex Primo, Vanessa Valiati and Laura Barros. 25th National Conference of Compós – Brazilian National Association of Fraduate Programmes in Communication. Goiânia, Brazil.

“Bitter about Glitter: Brazilians’ hatred towards sparkly animated GIFs as a manifestation of ethnocentrism”. 6th Theorizing the Web. New York City, USA.

2015

“Sequential animated GIFs on Tumblr: boundaries between comics, fotonovelas and cyberculture”. 38th Brazilian Conference of Communication Sciences – Intercom. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

“Practices of private communication on the internet ”, with Alex Primo, Vanessa Valiati and Laura Barros. 38th Brazilian Conference of Communication Sciences – Intercom. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

“#RIPorkut: how Brazilian users reacted to the death of this site we barely even knew, but respected a lot”, with Laura Barros, Vanessa Valiati and Alex Primo. 10th National Conference of Media History – Alcar. Porto Alegre, Brazil.

2014

“How I feel when: animated GIF and the daily life in fragments”. 8th National Symposium of Brazilian Researchers of Cyberculture – ABCiber. São Paulo, Brazil.

“The buzzfeedzation of journalism: 5 things you need to know about the Zero Hora’s case”, with Thais Sardá, Camila Cornutti, Gabriela Zago, Vanessa Valiati and Willian Araújo. 8th National Simposium of Brazilian Researchers of Cyberculture – ABCiber. São Paulo, Brazil.

“Animated GIF and Spreadable Content: an analysis of the uses of the image format at de 2013 VMA’s”. 37th Brazilian Conference of Communication Sciences – Intercom. Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil.