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 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).
In 2012, presented “Camara Neuronal“, a neuro-audio-visual performance, commissioned by the Guimarães – European Capital of Culture, a project that involved science and art, presenting a single performer on the stage, with his body inter-connected to an audio-visual apparatus.
In 2015, was invited by the Carlos Slim Foundation, and presented an interactive public artwork, Wide/Side, in the historic center of Mexico City, under the Visual Art Week event, as part of the celebrations of the UNESCO International Year of the Light. The artwork was presented, in the next years, in Braga, Barcelona, Prague, Cascais, and Beijing.
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).”
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 his member of the artistic cooperative AUAUFEIOMAU, and founding member of the Artech-International Association.
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.