António Pinto Ribeiro


António Pinto Ribeiro holds a degree in Philosophy (1980, UCL), a master's degree in Communication Sciences (1995, UNL), PhD in Culture Studies (2015, UCL). He taught at several Portuguese and Foreign Universities. He was artistic director and responsible curator at several Portuguese cultural institutions, including Culturgest and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. He was general commissioner of "Past and Present - Lisbon Ibero-American Capital of Culture 2017". His main research interests are developed in the field of contemporary art, specifically African and South American. Of his sixteen book it is important to highlight Novo Mundo - Arte Contemporânea no Tempo da Pós-Memória (2021), Podemos descolonizar los Museos? (2020), Peut-on décolonizer les musées? (2019), "Africa the four rivers - The representation of Africa through european and North American travel literature" (2017). As editor highlights: "The Desire to Live in Common" (2018), "Lessons, I and II" (2008), "The urgency of Theory" (2007).

Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Pinto Ribeiro, António (2022), "A museografia renova-se: a digitalização e a descolonização dos museus", RM - Revista de Museus, 3, 156-161


Pinto Ribeiro, António (2021), Novo Mundo - Arte Contemporânea no Tempo da Pós-Memória. Porto: Edições Afrontamento

Book Chapter

Pinto Ribeiro, António (2021), A restituição, in António Sousa Ribeiro (org.), A cena da pós-memória. O presente do passado na Europa pós-colonial. Porto: Afrontamento, 115-131