Cristina Pratas Cruzeiro

Cristina Pratas Cruzeiro is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the FCT (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia), the Portuguese national funding agency for science, research, and technology, with the project "Colaboração e Colisão: intervenção pública e política da arte" ("Collaboration and Collision: The Public and Political Intervention of Art") at Instituto de História da Arte (IHA), Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH), Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (Institute of Art History, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, New University of Lisbon). She is an integrated researcher at IHA-FCSH and invited researcher at CIEBA – FBAUL, Lisbon, Portugal (Center for Research in Fine Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon). She was an invited professor at the Faculdade de Belas Artes, Universidade de Lisboa (Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon) from 2008 to 2018. She holds a PhD in Art Science from Faculdade de Belas Artes, Universidade de Lisboa, with a thesis on the relation between art and reality titled "Arte e Realidade: Aproximação, diluição e simbiose no século XX" ("Art and Reality: Approximation, Dilution and Symbiosis in the 20th Century") and an MA dissertation about the dissolution of authorship in the twentieth century. Her research is focused on the relationship between contemporary artistic practices and society, political movements, and public space.