Inês Moreira is an architect and an active curator, editor and cultural organizer. Her present postdoctoral research engages with ruined architectures, collective memories, outcast historical buildings and other man-made territories, such as postindustrial landscapes or spaces. She essays readings of architecture as a cultural field and explores new curatorial epistemologies within the urban, the visual and the techno-cultural critique.
Curating Contemporary Cultures: on architectures, territories and networks is a Research Cluster born in fall 2017 at the Institute of Art History, Universidade Nova de Lisbon (IHA-FCSH/NOVA)
Curating and revitalizing buildings – intervening in postindustrial spaces in Europe in the 21st century is the ongoing postdoctoral research developed at the Institute of Art History, New University of Lisbon (IHA-FCSH/NOVA). Funded by FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, since February 2016
Territory and Community is the curatorial research and exhibitionary project of the new permanent exhibition displaying memories, objects, fictions and documents from around 6000 years of history of Guimarães.
Venue: House of Memory of Guimarães, former Pátria Factory, Guimarães, opened in April 2016
Technical Unconscious is a curatorial research and cultural program developed at the abandoned industrial spaces of the mythical Cooperativa dos Pedreiros do Porto. Presented as an international exhibition, art residencies, talks and workshops. Venue: Masons Cooperative, Porto, opened in October 2014
Performing Building Sites — curating in/on/though space is my academic dissertation awarded the PhD degree in Curatorial/Knowledge from Goldsmiths College, University of London, August 2014.
Buildings & Remnants — essay project on post-industrial spaces (co-curated with Aneta Szylak) is a multidisciplinary curatorial research made public as an international exhibition and a book. Venue: former ASA Factory, Guimarães, opened in September 2012. The book B&R is the annex to my PhD in Curatorial/Knowledge, published in August 2013
Aftermath and Resonance! (Rescaldo e Ressonância!) is a curatorial research project on the the materiality and the spaces of the burnt Rectorate building, presented as an exhibition and a book. Venue: Rectorate of University of Porto, 2009