Cândida Borges

Cândida Borges is a Brazilian contemporary musician and transmedia artist. Currently she is studying for a PhD at ICCMR, University of Plymouth, UK, and is a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University (New York, USA) and Fellow Researcher at Universidad de Antioquia (Medellin, Colombia). Cândida has been an Associate Professor of Music for the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO) since 2009, and an invited professor for international institutions. She holds a BA (2000) and a MA degree (2005) in Piano Performance from Rio de Janeiro Federal University (UFRJ). She also studies Specialization in Electronic Music Production at SAE Institute NYC (2013). Classically trained, she has been making music for films, ballet, theatre, collaborations with DJs and producers worldwide, and especially for her own career as a singer songwriter. NYC based for a multicultural environment exploration in her PhD project, she has been exploring in arts the subjects of migration, borders and new technology art.