Rui Vilela

Rui Vilela (DAI,2012) is an artist and a PhD-student of the doctoral programme in Music with specialisation in Ethnomusicology at the University of Aveiro. In 2020 he was accepted as a candidate by the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam. His research project focuses on the sounding practices of the Bissau-Guinean Liberation Movement (1963-1974). He has been a grant holder, among others, from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (2020, 2017, 2016), the Berlin Senate for Culture and Europe (2019, 2017) and the Kunstfonds Foundation (2018).




Learn more about Rui Vilela’s written MA thesis (DAI, 2012): As the Word was Told. Monologue and the Valence of Two Voices

Learn more about Rui Vilela’s DAI Publication: Ever Tell Twice

Follow Rui’s ‘Life after DAI’ by means of his website