Bio – João Martinho Moura

João Martinho Moura
Researcher and media artist born in Portugal. His interests lie in digital art, intelligent interfaces, digital music and computational aesthetics. João Martinho Moura has a special interest in real-time visualization and body driven digital interactive artifacts. For the past decade, he’s been adopting new ways to represent the body in digital media, creating interactive artifacts, mostly represented by monochromatic visual abstractions and minimalist lines.

João Martinho Moura - Talk at TRANSMIT Conference. PragueJoão Martinho Moura – Speaking at TRANSMIT Conference (Prague, 2015). Picture: Dalibor Knapp

João Martinho Moura has presented his work and research in a variety of conferences related to the arts and technology, including the International Festival for the Post-Digital Creation Culture OFFF (2008); World Congress on Communication and Arts (2010); SHiFT – Social and Human Ideas for Technology (2009); International Symposium on Computational Aesthetics in Graphics, Visualization, and Imaging CAe (2008); ARTECH (2008); ARTECH (2010); Computer Interaction (2009); ZON Digital Games (2007); International Creative Arts Fair (2008); ZON Multimédia Premium (2008); Le Corps Numérique – Centre Culturel Saint-Exupéry (2011); Semibreve Award (2012); TEI International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (2011); Guimarães European Capital of Culture 2012; Bodycontrolled Series LEAP – Lab for Electronic Arts and Performance Berlin (2012); Futureplaces (2012); Ars Electronica Animation Festival (2012); SLSA Conference – Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (2013), xCoAx – Computation Communication Aesthetics and X (2013), European Space Agency (2014).

Exhibition in Brussels (YMYI, 2008)Exhibition in Prague (WIDE/SIDE, 2015)joao-martinho-moura_06-300x300 (2)joao-martinho-moura_04-300x300

In 2013 João Martinho Moura received, in Lisbon, the National Multimedia Award – Art & Culture, from APMP Multimedia Association in Portugal.

His work has been presented in a variety of places in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, México, Portugal, Spain, UK, USA and was included in the curated collections “Selected Works ARS ELECTRONICA Animation Festival (Linz, 2012)” and the “Processing curated collection (USA, 2008).”

Has collaborated with the development of projects related to scientific data visualization for ESA (European Space Agency) space missions (link1) (link2).

Since 2010, invited lecturer at the Master Program in Technology and Digital Arts, at University of Minho, Portugal, teaching Programing for Digital Arts. Since 2015, invited lecturer at Escola Superior de Tecnologia at IPCA – Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave. He is a founding member of Artech-International Association.

Picture: João Martinho Moura - Festival OFF (2009).

João Martinho Moura – Speaking at OFFF Festival (2009). Picture: Filipa Castro

Studied Technology and Digital Arts, with Professors: Né Barros, Adérito Marcos, Nelson Zagalo and Pedro Branco.

João Martinho Moura is conducting his research at engageLab, a laboratory at the intersection of arts and technology.

Studied computer sciences and obtained a master degree in digital arts, both at the University of Minho and is pursuing a Ph.D. in science and technology of the arts at the School of Arts of Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

João Martinho Moura list of Exhibitions and Conferences.

João Martinho Moura list of Publications.

João Martinho Moura list of Artworks.

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