Degree in astronomy from the University of Porto. He has been working at Porto Planetarium since 1997, first as a monitor, currently as coordinator. The border areas are the ones he likes to work on, namely between art and science.
Master in Contemporary History from the Faculty of Letters of the University of Porto, he was a professor of higher education and a trainer in the area of culture and tourism.
He is director of the Espinho Municipal Museum and is responsible for the Culture and Museology Services of the Espinho Municipal Council.
Ivo Teixeira is a visual artist and guest assistant professor at the Faculty of Belas Artes, University of Porto. In 2015 he co-founded the creative studio OpenfCreative Lab, where he develops creative direction work to date. In 2018, completed his PhD in Digital Media, by the UT Austin / Portugal program, in which he develops a work that explores the physical interaction of the viewer, through the creation of artistic installations, enhancing his relationship with the idea of place.
Joana Miranda works on innovation strategies in digital media, project management and coordination, documentary production and is currently the general executive coordinator of the action plan of Braga, UNESCO’s creative city in Media Arts.
Director of the Espinho Planetarium and inherently member of the IFF Jury. He has a doctorate in Star Astrophysics and has developed his work around Astronomy, both in the education and dissemination of this science and in the multiple activities organized in this area at the Multimeios Center of Espinho, as well as in scientific research.