About João Martinho Moura
Researcher and media artist born in Portugal. His interests lie in embodied interfaces, computer music, and computational aesthetics. For the past 15 years, he’s been adopting new ways to represent the body in digital media, creating interactive audiovisual artifacts, mostly represented by monochromatic visual abstractions and minimalist lines. João Martinho Moura has a special interest in real-time visualization, art & science, and digital interactive artifacts.
João Martinho Moura has presented his work and research in a variety of conferences related to the arts and technology. He has collaborated with the development of projects related to scientific data visualization for ESA (European Space Agency) space missions. From 2015 to 2017 he was an active member, as media artist consultant and contributor, for the application of the city of Braga to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network – Braga Media Arts. The title of ‘UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts’ was attributed to the city of Braga on the 31st of October 2017.
In 2013 João Martinho Moura received, in Lisbon, the National Multimedia Award – Art & Culture, for his contributions in the field of art and technology 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, Scotland, Spain, UK, USA, Republic of Korea and was included in the curated collections ‘Selected Works ARS ELECTRONICA Animation Festival’ (Linz, 2012), the ‘Processing curated collection’ (USA, 2008) and the curated catalogue of 2019 International Symposium on Electronic Arts, ISEA (Gwangju, 2019).