Critical Technical Practice Laboratory

Critical Technical Practice is the creation of new technologies inspired by thought and analysis from the arts, social sciences, and humanities.
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Protection of human identity

Product design class, by Sergio Lemos with the idea of human protection and it’s identity. Student Lucas Sá, designed the 2º face helmet, it’s some idea for an apocalyptic environment, with an asymmetrical design so that you can see thought a transparent material but with a smoky finish to preserve identity. The second half would […]

MAST – Master Module in Art, Science and Technology

MAST is a project proposal submitted by the University of Madeira (UMa) and M-ITI that has been recently approved by the European Commission. This proposal was ranked second best with 90 points (out of 100) in an allegedly very strong competition of over a hundred proposals. Valentina Nisi,Sergi Bermúdez and Chris Csíkszentmihályi are some of the Faculty involved in this academic project. MAST is […]

Hexacat project

The design and art department from Uma have been working in partnership with the CTP lab in some serious interesting projects. Hexacat is a playful, decorative cat house, with different hexagon modules that can create a good experience for these felines. It can be adapted in different configurations, adding flexibility to the configuration and the […]

Kelly Loosli and Brooklyn were in the CTP!!

Professor Kelly Loosly has worked in animation and live action production for the past twenty three years, working on both the artistic and managerial sides of the industries. Mr. Loosli began his career as a clay animator for television commercials at the age of 15. While attending Brigham Young University he received a Student Emmy for his clay […]

Visit from the Secretary of State for Internationalisation Affairs, Prof. Dr. Eurico Dias

Today we had the visit of the Secretary of State for Internationalisation Affairs, Prof. Dr. Eurico Brilhante Dias, accompanied by the Advisor Dr. Marta Costa, from Portugal mainland. The Vice-President of the Regional Government, Dr. Pedro Calado and Dr. Patrícia Caires, Regional Assistant Director of Economy were also present. The Observatório Oceânico da Madeira was also part […]

WorldSkills Portugal

Our team from the CTP Lab, Victor Azevedo, vitor Aguiar and Luis Jesus participated in the worldskills Portugal event, that took place between 25 of February and 2 of March in Beja. This started with a partnership with Instituto para a Qualificação IP-RAM, where Victor Azevedo and Vitor Aguiar give lectures. Luis Jesus participaded in […]