João Martinho Moura (www.jmartinho.net), an Interactive Media Artist and Researcher born in Portugal. His interests are focused in intelligent interfaces, digital art, digital music and computational aesthetics. João has a special interest in body driven digital artifacts. He worked in several projects in fields of education, media, entertainment, telecommunications and health industries, in Portugal, Israel, France and United Kingdom. He recently participated, as a visual artist, in the International Symposium on Computational Aesthetics in Graphics, Visualization, and Imaging (CAe). João Martinho digital art work has recently included in the curated selection of the Processing.org platform, from the Aesthetics and Computation Group at the MIT Media Lab. João Martinho Moura, in 2009, also presented his work at the OFFF - International Festival for the Post-Digital Creation Culture. He recently participated in the World Congress on Communication and Arts 2010. His master thesis work, NUVE (2010), was recently presented, under the artistic supervision of Né Barros (Balleteatro), and technical supervision of Adérito Marcos (University of Minho) and Pedro Branco (University of Minho). João Martinho Moura is doing research, at University of Minho's EngageLAB. João Martinho Moura is an Invited Assistant Professor at the Master Program in Technology and Digital Arts (MTAD), at University of Minho, Portugal, teaching Programing for Digital Arts.
João Martinho Moura has spoken at conferences around the world, including the International Festival for the Post-Digital Creation Culture OFF (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), Pluto-Festival (2009), ZON Digital Games (2007), International Creative Arts Fair (2008), ZON Multimédia Premium (2008), Le Corps Numérique - Centre Culturel Saint-Exupéry (2011), International Conference on Tangible, Embeded and Embodied Interaction (2011). His work has been shown in a variety of places in Portugal, Brasil, UK, France, Hong Kong and Belgium.
This work is wonderful and I would love to experience it in person.
I'd like to explore getting the work to LA somehow, not in the least because Antonio and Hannah Damasio are here (at the University of Southern California, where I also work). Perhaps I could send them a link to your work?
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