He is graduated in painting for School of Fine Arts of the University of
Porto and Educative Technologies in the
University of Minho, Braga.
Plastic artist and poet, located between the
semiotic experimentalism and some documental lyrical iconography, he has
been collaborating in several publications of the speciality such as «Poemografias»
(ed. Ulmeiro), «Mappe Dell'Immaginario»
(ed. Il Campo, Italy), «Postextual» (Mexico) and
He worked with E.M. Melo e Castro, Ana Hatherly,
António Aragão, Alberto Pimenta and others, being considered
one of the most important authors of visual poetry in Portugal.
He published «memory of hibakusha and other poems» (1986)
and «The Century C.N.A.» (1999).
He still has other dispersed works in different countries as
Italy, Mexico, USA,
Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Poland and Brazil.
He lives in Amarante.
His cyberworks are presented in the Center
of Cyber Studies of the University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, and in the Museum
of Computer Art of the University of New York State, USA.
«Antero de Alda has opened
recentry new ways about poetry livened up for computer, introducing
several interaction techniques and multimeasured in its works, through
«His art is
shamelessly and brilliantly avant-garde.
It is compounded of
poetry, sound and movement, and may be categorized as programming art or
digital art by any means but it is certainly digital art with a difference.»