Artistic mentoring, seminar
Lisbon-born Filipa Ramos is a writer and lecturer based in London. Interested in the relationships between contemporary art and cinema, her research focuses on how moving images address environmental and ecological topics and in particular on the modes in which artists’ cinema fosters interspecies relationships across humans, non-humans and machines. She is a PhD Candidate at the Film and Philosophy Department of Kingston University, London. Since 2020, she is the head of the Master's program at the Institute Art Gender Nature HGK FHNW in Basel.
Ramos is a founding curator of Vdrome, a program of filmscreenings by visual artists and filmmakers. In the past, she was Associate Editor of Manifesta Journal and contributer for Documenta 13 (2012) and 14 (2017). She co-curates the symposia series The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish with Lucia Pietroiusti for the Serpentine Galleries, London.
Her writing and research on art, film and nature has been published in magazines and catalogues worldwide. Filipa Ramos authored Lost and Found (Milan: Silvana Editoriale, 2009) and edited Animals (London: Whitechapel Gallery/MIT Press, 2016). She curated Animalesque, a group exhibition on becoming other at Bildmuseet Umeå (Summer 2019), and BALTIC, Gateshead (Winter 2019/2020).