Paço (2018)

Commissioned video artwork by João Martinho Moura for the Rectory of the University of Minho
celebrating the 25th anniversary of GFUM

17 Jun 2018. 9:45 p.m.
João Martinho Moura
Commissioned video mapping event.

Largo do Paço – Rectory of the University of Minho, Braga.
Integrated with the show “Braga é Tradição” (GFUM).

Free entrance

Ethnography, heritage, tradition, with media art, presented in the City of Braga. 700 years of historical heritage displayed in this live event.

This live video mapping event, besides addressing the tradition and interaction with the Folk Group of the University of Minho, also makes an allusion to the history of the “Largo do Paço”, and contains imagery with a strong connection to the history of the building, heritage of Braga.

Pictures from the live event. Picture credits: Carlos Novais

Artwork: Videomapping – Largo do Paço – “Braga é Tradição”
In collaboration with GFUM – Grupo Folclórico da Universidade do Minho.
Artistic Direction: João Martinho Moura.
GFUM Coordination: André Marcos.
Music:
João Martinho Moura (introduction and conclusion);
Grupo Folclórico da Universidade do Minho;
Daniel Cristo (live performance during the show)
Origem tradicional
Collaboration in Illustration: Jorge Sá.
Photography and video recordings: João Pietro.
Videomapping coordination: Ana Correia (TECField).
Acknowledgment: Prof. Manuela Martins (University of Minho).

Year: 2018
Short description: Commissioned video artwork by João Martinho Moura for the Rectory of the University of Minho, celebrating the 25th anniversary of its Folk Group (GFUM).

Braga Media Arts

Live Exhibition
Largo do Paço
Braga
21:45h, Sunday 17th June 2018

About João Martinho Moura

Researcher and media artist. His main focus lies in digital art, intelligent interfaces, digital music and computational aesthetics. Over the last decade he has been researching and adopting new ways of representing the body in digital media, creating interactive audiovisual artifacts, represented by monochromatic visual abstractions and minimalist lines. His work was presented at Ars Electronica, OFFF Festival, Semibreve Festival, Mexico Visual Arts Week, Guimarães European Capital of Culture 2012, Artech, Le Corps Numérique, Center Culturel Saint-Exupéry, INL, ESA, World Congress on Communication and Arts, among others. Exhibited in several cities in Belgium, Austria, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, México, Portugal, Scotland, 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).