me

I am a composer and Professor at the School of Media Arts and Design of the Polytechnic of Porto (ESMAD-IPP), a researcher at the Center for Research in Psychology and Music Education – Branch of Inet-Md - and a researcher at uniMAD
I have been composing and doing electroacoustic music composition, digital media, music for cinema, dance, theatre and music education. I also hold a PhD in Digital-Media from the University of Porto.

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Selected Works

Research

BOOK CHAPTERS OR CONTRIBUTIONS IN PUBLISHED BOOKS

Lopes, F.; Rodrigues, Paulo M; Rodrigues, Helena (2015). Ecos do Opus Tutti – Pensamentos POLISphónicos. ed. 1. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.

(Contribution) Rodrigues, Paulo M; Rodrigues, Paulo F; Rodrigues, Helena. (2015). Manual para a Construção de Jardins Interiores – Supersonics. ed. 1. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.

PAPERS IN JOURNALS PEER-REVIEWED

Lopes, F., Guedes, C. (2017). Composing music with a space. Perspectives of New Music (waiting for decision)

Lopes, F., (2017). LabJá́zzica: Afinação das sementes. Revista Portuguesa de Educação Musical, no 142 -143, 78-89.

Lopes, F., Gomes, J., Pinho, N., Costa, G., Dias, R., Barbosa, A., Tudela, D. (2014). Capture and transformation of urban soundscape data for artistic creation. Revista de Ciência e tecnologia das Artes, 6(1) -­‐‑ Edição Especial: xCoAx 2014, 97-­‐‑109. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7559/citarj.v6i1.132

Lopes, F. (2014). Do Desenho e do Som: Harmonising screen scores and listening, Organised Sound, 19, pp 228-238. doi:10.1017/S1355771814000211

PAPERS IN CONFERENCES AND EVENTS PEER-REVIEWED

Lopes, F., Rodrigues, Ó. (2017). Processos de composição em Afinação das Sementes. Abstract da 1th International Conference Music for and by Children: Perspectives from children, composers, performers and educators (pp. 55-56). Aveiro, Portugal.

Lopes, F., Rodrigues, Ó. (2017). Música com plantas, plantas com Música. No Livro de Resumos do II Encontro Internacional de Reflexão sobre Práticas Artísticas Comunitárias (pp. 28-29). Porto, Portugal

Lopes, F., (2017). Wallace: Composing Music for Variable Reverberation. In Proceedings Sound and Music Computer Conference, (pp. 294-298). Espoo, (FIN)

Brásio, M., Penha, R., Bernarndes, G., Lopes, F., (2017). Qualia - A Software for Guided Meta- Improvisation Performance. In Proceedings Sound and Music Computer Conference, (pp. 66-67). Espoo, (FIN).

Lopes, F., Ferreira, R. (2017). Cant(a)eiro: A program for music creation in schools. Na X International Research in Music Education Conference, (pp 66-67) Bath-Spa University (UK) (publicação no caderno de abstracts)

Lopes, F., (2017). Grande Pesca Sonora. VI Encontro Nacional de Investigação em Música, (pag. 25) Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal. (abstract)

Lopes, F. (2015, Junho). Compor Música com o Espaço. At Performa Congress: Encontros de Investigação em Performance, (pag. 21). Universidade de Aveiro (abstracts)

Lopes, F., Rodrigues, P. (2014). POLISphone, creating and performing with a flexible soundmap. In Proceedings da International Computer Music Conference & Sound and Music Computer Conference, (pp. 1719- 1724). Atenas, Grécia.

Lopes, F., Gomes, J., Pinho, N., Costa, G., Dias, R., Barbosa, A. (2014). Composing with Soundscapes: an Approach Based on Raw Data Reinterpretation. In xCoAx Conference, (pp 260-274). Porto, Portugal.

Lopes, F., (2014). Som, Espaço e Identidade. I Encontro de Investigadores em Arte e Intermedia, (pp. 45-46) Faculdade de Belas Artes do Porto, Porto, Portugal. (publicação no caderno de abstracts)

Lopes, F. (2013) “One Hear, Two Ears, Many Listenings“ , Deep Listening: Art/Science, Selected Writings from the First International Conference on Deep Listening , ed. Doug Van Nort. Deep Listening Publications, 2014.

Lopes, F. (2012). Vexations. In Artech Conference, (pp. 477-479).Faro, Portugal

Lopes, F., Menezes, J. (2012). Omega, uma narrativa de sonorização e visualização. In Artech Conference. (pp. 503-506) Faro, Portugal

Lopes, F., (2010) “Õdaiko a Real Time Score Generator based on Rhythm“ , in Proceedings of VII Sound and Music Computing Conference, 2010, Barcelona.

Merits

PRIZES

“Best Animation” Prize to the short-­‐‑movie Macabre (2015), directed by Jerónimo Rocha and João Real. Buried Alive! Horror Film Festival. Atlanta, USA. | 2016

“Best Animated Short-Film for Macabre (2015), directed by Jerónimo Rocha and João Real. South African Horror Fest | 2016

Distinction for original score Macabre (2015), directed by Jerónimo Rocha and João Real. International Animation Festival of Atenas | 2016

“Best National Short-Movie” Prize to the short-movie Macabre (2015), directed by Jerónimo Rocha and João Real. CinEuphoria Prize | 2016

“Top of the year” distinction to the short-movie Macabre (2015), directed by Jerónimo Rocha and João Real. CinEuphoria Audience Prize | 2016

Nomination for the Music Prize, for the musical composition composed for the short-movie Macabre (2015), directed by Jerónimo Rocha and João Real. CinEuphoria Prize | 2016

Honourable mention to the animated short-movie Macabre (2015), directed by Jerónimo Rocha e João Real, in the competition António Gaiato of Cinanima Festival | 2015

ECPNM/Gaudeamus Music Festival award - Do Desenho e do Som #3 – for Harp | 2013

Prix Jardin d’Europe audience award - “The Trap” - choreographed by Mariana Tengner Barros | 2013

Short Movie Prize at ShortCutz Lisbon to Les Paysages directed by Jerónimo Rocha, Lisbon | 2012

Selected installation work, Numa Sala Com Cortiça e Som” , at Cri.D.A competition, Guimarães | 2012

PhD Scholarship by Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal | 2011

Selected installation work, Resonant Lakes , at Mais Imaginarius, Santa Maria da Feira | 2010

Artistic Residency at Miso Music, Portugal | 2007

Best Experimental Music Award at Black&White Festival, Portugal | 2007

PUBLISHED SCORES

Lopes, F. (2013) Song for Meredith , a piece for solo bass trombone. Edited by Scherzo Editions.

Lopes, F. (2013) Song for Meredith , a piece for solo trombone. Edited by Scherzo Editions.

Lopes, F. (2011) Sons que cabem num cimbalino , electric guitar and live electronic music. Edited by Centro de Investigação & Informação da Música Portuguesa.

Lopes, F. (2009) E , up to 8 instruments and live electronic music. Edited by Centro de Investigação & Informação da Música Portuguesa.

RECORDINGS

Lopes, F. (2018) Variações sobre Espaço #4 on Fricções [CD]. Edição Scherzo

Lopes, F., Fernandes, H., Martins, J., Rodrigues, P. M. (2017) Pianosonoscópio [CD]. Sonos #012. Edição Sonoscopia

Lopes, F. (2015) Viriato, on Sem Chão [CD]. Porta-Jazz.

Lopes, F. (2015) Do Desenho e do Som #1, on Press the Keys [CD]. a piece for solo clarinet,live electroacoustic music and Do Desenho e do Som software. Edited by Frederic Cardoso.

Lopes, F. (2014) Pianga, on Cadavre Exquis [CD]. Parede, Portugal: Miso Records.

Lopes, F., Rodrigues, Ó., Gomes, J. A., Augusto, P., Urbano, M., Ângelo, T., Menezes, J. (2012) Digitópia Collective [CD]. Edição Casa da Música

GET IN TOUCH

  • Filipe Lopes
  • Escola Superior de Media Artes e Design - IPP
  • Rua D. Sancho I, n.º 981, Gabinete C-301
  • 4480-876 Vila do Conde
  • Portugal
  • filipelopes@esmad.ipp.pt
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