Fernando Machado Silva

about the author

Fernando Machado Silva, born Lisbon, 1979. He holds a degree in theatre studies (2004), a master’s in literature and comparative poetics (2007) from Évora University, and is soon to complete a PhD in contemporary philosophy (awaiting defence, 2017) at Lisbon University. He is a researcher for FCT and member of the Centre for Philosophy of Science of the University of Lisbon. As an actor, assistant director, and performer, he has worked with Portuguese and international directors and performers. He was a founding member of CEPiA (Centre for Performative & Artistic Studies) and has published papers on Deleuze, Derrida, experience as a means to create a new body, Nerval and Jena Romanticism, and Monsters. He has also published two books of poetry.

info & contact


Lisbon University, PT


fernandomachadosilva79 [AT] gmail.com


Bare Your Self Naked for Creation. Notes on Impersonality, the Encounter and a Body for a Life
(in DARE 2017: aberrant nuptials )
keywords: creation, encounter, haecceity, plane of composition