Guta Moura Guedes

Co-Founder (experimentadesign)

Lisbon, PT

Guta is a curator and a strategic designer. She co-founded the cultural non-profit association experimenta, in Lisbon in 1998, of which is Chair since 2000. Since 1999 until 2017 she dedicated herself to the Lisbon biennale, experimentadesign, being co-author and Director. Actively engaged in the international design community as a curator, creative director, strategist and critical thinker since the early 90’s, GMG has integrated several high-profile international committees and juris. She runs and curates exhibition projects in the area of design, among them “Flexibility - Design in a Fast Changing Society, for Torino World Design Capital, working also as consultant and speaker at debates and conferences in the area of design and strategic development, both in Portugal and abroad. She writes about design, culture and communication for Portuguese and international magazines. She worked on television and she hosted a tv talk show entitled “ Visible Cities”, focusing on culture and creative practices in contemporary urban contexts. She was Director the Fundação Casa da Música and was named Administrator of the Fundação Centro Cultural de Belém, the most important cultural institution in Portugal, by the Portuguese Government. She studied piano, biology, hotel management and design and was distinguished by the French Government with the “Ordre de Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres” for her work in the design and culture field around the world. 

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