Manuela Veloso – PhD in Compared Literature (2008) and Adjunct Professor at ISCAP/ Porto Polytechnic, where she lectures German Language for specific purposes (AT degree), Intersemiotic Translation – German/English-Portuguese (TIE Ma.) , as well as Culture and Development (Ma.ISB). She is a collaborator member in the research unit CEI/ISCAP (Centre for Intercultural Studies/ Polytechnic of Porto. Porto Accounting and Business School), and an integrated member of the research unit ILCML (Compared Literature Institute Margarida Losa / Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto ), where she works with the Group of Intermedialities. Her research line and publications have particularly been pointing out to the subject of Self-translation (S. Beckett) and Double Endowment in writing and painting (Wyndham Lewis, Else Lasker-Schüler, Almada Negreiros), as well as to the conjunction of theory and artistic creation (E. Pound, W. Kandinsky, I. Witkiewicz). European Modernism (i.e. Vorticism and Expressionism) have been studied as embryos of new possibilities in a perceptual repertoire of environmental and society exegesis.