Dr Natacha Antão Moutinho: Lecture and Workshop
Lecture: Lines and Treads
14 November 2022, 11:00
Workshop: Geography of colour
16 November 2022, 10:00-14:00
Dr Natacha Antão Moutinho, Professor of Drawing (Minho University, Portugal)
The international practice-based project Collaborative Art Project, which was successfully launched in 2020, with guest, Cypriot artist Maria Loizidou, followed by Belgian artist Geert Vermeire in 2001, is organized for a third year by Professor Klitsa Antoniou and Cut Contemporary Fine Arts Lab of the Cyprus University of Technology. The third guest is Dr Natacha Antão Moutinho, Professor of Drawing at Minho University in Guimaraes, Portugal.
Within the framework of this program, artists with international recognition and remarkable work are invited to share aspects of their work with the students of the Department, as well as with the general public. The aim of the program is on the one hand to offer participants a "toolkit" for observing, recording and analyzing the work of the invited artists, which they will be able to use later in their own artistic process, and on the other hand to familiarize them with experimental artistic interventions of a collaborative nature.
Natacha Antão Moutinho is a painter, an integrated researcher at Lab2PT (Landscape, Heritage and Territory Laboratory) and an Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture, Art and Design of the University of Minho (UM), Portugal, where she teaches since 2006. Between 2018 and 2021 was course director at the Bachelor in Visual Arts; between 2016 and 2018, was Vice-Dean of the School of Architecture in Minho University. She is co-editor of PSIAX, an active journal since 2002, she publishing studies and reflections on drawing and image.
She finished her PhD in 2016, in Fine Arts – Drawing specialty, at FBA Lisbon University, under the subject “Colour in the creative process” – an investigation about the space of colour in the architectural drawing.
Her most recent interests focus on the research practices through walking, developing research, artistic projects and teaching methodologies. In this context, she is co-organizer, since 2018, of the international project The Walking Body 2022, where meetings of walking artists are promoted, for the realization of disruptive and exploratory workshops and artistic projects focused in walking. Also, in this subject, she co-organised the international meeting Drifting Bodies, Fluent Spaces. Both projects are accessible at https://walk.lab2pt.net/
Workshop: Geography of colour
Natacha Antão Moutinho will collaborate with the department by offering an experimental workshop based on The Archive of Limassol colour. The collected material will inform a collective or individual visual map which will form A Colour Geography.
Talk: Lines and Treads
Brief presentation of Minho University and Portugal.
The Walking Body Project – brief context and reflection;
Colour project – Weaving a share – presenting her personal work.
The lecture is open to the public.