He is a designer, visual artist and educator who has maintained a participatory art and design practice with different communities since 2005. He is an assistant professor at IADE, Faculty of Design, Technology and Communication, European University; Course Coordinator of the Global Design BA; and integrated researcher at UNIDCOM/IADE, from the same institution. He also frequently collaborates with CHAIA (Centre for Art History and Artistic Research, University of Évora) and CIAUD (Centre for Research in Architecture Urbanism and Design, Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon).
He has participated in several international conferences and peer-reviewed publications. He has a PhD in Design, with a thesis defended in 2019, at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon; a Masters' degree in Multimedia Art (2012), with a dissertation defended at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon; a degree in Visual Arts - Sculpture (2005), at School of the Arts, in Évora; and a degree in Design (1997), at ESAD - Matosinhos School of Arts and Design.