António Baía Reis, Michelle Kasprzak

António Baía Reis is a researcher, professor, actor, musician and filmmaker. He is currently a PhD Research Fellow in the UT Austin|Portugal International Collaboratory for Emerging Technologies on the subject of immersive journalism and pro-social attitude change, supervised by Prof. António Coelho (University of Porto) and Prof. R. B. Brenner (Stanford University). He is also an Invited Assistant Professor at the University of Porto, teaching Communication Theories and Practices, and Creative Thinking. His main research interests are Communication Sciences, Cultural and Artistic Studies, and Digital Media.|Michelle Kasprzak is an artist, writer, and curator. She is currently a PhD Candidate in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Porto and Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute on the subject of social innovation in extreme scenarios, supervised by Christopher Csíkszentmihályi and Sandra Silva She has developed and delivered curriculum for the New Frontiers and Open Design Minor programmes (Willem de Kooning Academy) and the Master’s Education in Arts (Piet Zwart Institute) at Hogeschool Rotterdam.|