I work in the emerging fields of digital media and mobile communication. I study how mobile technologies help us make sense of our interactions with public spaces and to society. There are two main interrelated trends to my research. The first deals with the study of location-aware mobile technologies such as GPS-equipped cell phones. I investigate how location-based mobile games and location-based social networks enable people to coordinate their activities with others, to gain information … Learn more »
de Souza e Silva, A., Duarte, F., & Damasceno, C. (2017). Creative appropriations in hybrid spaces: Mobile interfaces in art and games in Brazil. … [Read More...]
de Souza e Silva, A. (2017). Mobile Culture in Brazil: Creative uses of mobile technologies in art, games, and low-income communities. Concordia … [Read More...]
de Souza e Silva, A., Ling, R., & Humphreys, L. (2016). "Location-based communication." In K. B. Jensen, R. T. Craig, J. D. Pooley, E. W. … [Read More...]
de Souza e Silva, A. Pokémon Go as an HRG: Mobility, sociability, and surveillance in hybrid spaces. Mobile Media and Communication. Published online … [Read More...]
Duarte, F., & de Souza e Silva, A. (2016). Arte.mov, Mobilefest e o surgimento de uma cultura da mobilidade no Brasil. In F. Santos & R. Câmara (Eds.), Urbanidade / Mediações. Brasília: Estereográfica Editorial.
de Souza e Silva, A., Matos-Silva, M., & Nicolaci-da-Costa, A. (Forthcoming). Location-based services in Brazil: Reframing privacy, mobility, and location. In C. Marvin & S. Hong (Eds.). Place, Space, and Mediated Communication (pp. xx-xx). New York: Routledge.