2021
Uncategorized — Co-Founder

ReCenter Culture

Creator and Co-Founder of Recenter, the support platform for the cultural sector.

Lisboa, Portugal
2020
Education — Artistic Director

MUSA

Artistic Director of Portuguese Participation

Portugal
2019
Events and Programs — Artistic Director, Commissary, Curator

City Cortex

Conception and artistic direction of the programme City Cortex for Corticeira Amorim

Porto, Portugal
2019
Events and Programs — Artistic Director

First Stone

Conception and artistic direction of First Stone, a programme of experimental research exploring the potentialities of the Portuguese stone.

Portugal
2018
Design and Architecture, Exhibitions — Commissary

Lizbon in Zurich

Artistic direction of the first international presentation of Lisbon Gallery.

Zurich, Switzerland
2018
Juries, Awards and Councils

The Design Prize 2018

GMG was a member of the jury of The Design Prize 2018, an award co-founded by Abitare Magazine and Designboom, intrinsically linked to the city of Milan – the global epicentre of design.

Milan, Italy
2018
Articles and Texts — Writer

Expresso Newspaper | Design

Since January 2018 GMG writes weekly for the Expresso Newspaper, the most important Portuguese newspaper,  about contemporary culture, design, and architecture.

Lisbon, Portugal
2017
Exhibitions — Curator

Resistance Debate

Taking place in the Vitra Campus, within the context of the project First Stone (Primeira Pedra), the grand opening of Resistance featured a debate commissioned by GMG.

Weil am Rhein, Alemanha
2015
Conferences and Debates

Forum do Futuro

Participation in Fórum do Futuro’s first edition, promoted by Porto Municipality.

Porto, Portugal
2015
Exhibitions — Co-Curator, Commissary

LEVE

In the context of the Year of Portuguese Design, GMG was the commissioner and co-curator of the exhibition LEVE.

São Paulo, Brasil
2015
Conferences and Debates

Design versus Design

Taking place in Galeria Municipal de Matosinhos, the debate brought together Adalberto Dias, Guta Moura Guedes, José Bartolo, José Carvalho Araújo, Pedro América, Rui Grazina and Toni Grilo. Maria Milano and Roberto Cremascoli were the moderators.

Matosinhos, Portugal
2015
Exhibitions, Juries, Awards and Councils — Commissary

Design Awards for Portuguese Design

Commissioner of the National Awards of Portuguese Design that aimed to stimulate the development of the design discipline and the investments in innovation and research in this field in Portugal.

Portugal
2014
Conferences and Debates

MIART Talks | Curating Design

Alongside Alice Rawsthorn and Lili Hollein, GMG was one of the guests of MIART Talks, invited to share her experience as a designer curator.

Milão, Itália
2014
Conferences and Debates — Lecturer

RockPaperPixel Conference

GMG was one of the lecturers of the second edition of “Rock Paper Pixel”, in the context of FADFest – Festival de les Arts i del Disseny de Barcelona (Barcelona’s Festival of Arts and Design) – where also participated Debbie Millman and Maria Popova.

Barcelona, Espanha
2014
Events and Programs — Commissary

Year of Portuguese Design

Nominated by the Portuguese Government to be Commissioner of the Year of Portuguese Design 2014/2015, GMG curated a programme of projects with the aim to promote and diffuse national design.

Portugal
2014
Exhibitions — Commissary

Freedom of Image: Design and Visual Communication in Portugal (1974-1986)

Proposed and commissioned by GMG, Freedom of Image: Design and Visual Communication in Portugal (1974-1986) was an exhibition curated in the context of the 40th Anniversary Commemorations of the 25th of April, the Portuguese Carnation Revolution, and also part of the Year of Design 2014/2015 programme.

Porto, Portugal
2013
Exhibitions — Co-Curator

From Here To Somewhere

GMG curated the exhibition From Here to Somewhere, primarily presented in the Lisbon Airport and later in the Airport of Porto, that explored the relationship between travelling and design. This project was part of the programme of EXD’13 biennale.

Lisboa e Porto
2013
Urban Interventions — Co-Author

19 Colours

Co-author of the project, GMG and the experimentadesign team were inspired by the legacy of Maria Helena Vieira da Silva and her text “Testamento”.

Lisboa, Portugal
2012
Exhibitions — Curator

Pureza

Responding to a challenge proposed by the Portuguese water brand “Água de Luso” in the context of their 160th Anniversary, GMG curated the exhibition Pureza, produced by experimentadesign, that showcased the work of eight Portuguese artists.

Lisboa, Portugal
2010
Television — Resident Commentator

Vem ao Quê

“Vem ao Quê?” was a cultural tv programme broadcasted by Canal Q that invited various people to comment and critique on different relevant subjects of the time.

Lisboa, Portugal
2010
Television — Interviewer

Cidades Invisíveis

Conception, direction and host of the TV programme Cidades Visíveis (Invisible Cities), broadcasted by Canal Q.

Lisboa, Portugal
2009
Events and Programs — Director

Art Algarve 2009

GMG was invited by the Portuguese Government to direct the cultural programme Art Algarve 2009, titled “As Bright As The Sun”.

Portimão, Faro e Loulé
2007
Exhibitions — Curator

ONP on Fridays

With the intention to open Casa da Música to other areas of cultural production and to different types of audiences, GMG created the programme “ONP on Fridays”, featuring concerts by Porto’s National Orchestra alongside 12 events that created dialogues between designers, architects, artists and musicians.

Porto, Portugal
2007
Uncategorized — Artistic Director

Casa da Música Book Publication

GMG commissioned and supervised the double publication about Casa da Musica alongside André Tavares. This book revealed the caleiestopic inspiration that was behind the creation and genesis of this institution, featuring as well interviews and original texts from various authors.

Porto, Portugal
2007
Uncategorized — Curator, Writer

Book “&Fork”

Co-Curator of design book &Fork published by Phaidon Press.

Londres, Reino Unido
2003
Design and Architecture, Exhibitions, Urban Interventions — Co-Curator

Voyager 03

GMG co-curated Voyager 03, one of the biggest itinerant operations for the dissemination of Portuguese culture.

Barcelona, Paris, Madrid e Lisboa
2001
Education, Exhibitions

Voyager 01

Co-curator of the itinerant exhibition/installation Voyager 01, presented in Milan, London Lisbon and Barcelona.

Milano, London, Lisbon, Barcelona
2000
Exhibitions — Co-Curator

Portuguese Design 2000

Co-curator of the Portuguese Design 2000 exhibition, presented at Superstudio, Salone del Mobile di Milano.

Milan, Italy
1999
Conferences and Debates — Co-Curator

EXD’99 Lisbon Conferences

Co-curator of the first edition of the Lisbon Conferences, part of the experimentadesign99 programme.

Lisboa, Portugal
1999
Events and Programs — Artistic Co-Director, Co-Director

EXD’99 Intersections of and in Design

Co-director and artistic co-director of the first edition of the experimentadesign Biennale, presented in Lisbon between September 12 and October 16, 1999.

Lisboa, Portugal
1999
Events and Programs — Artistic Co-Director, Co-Founder

experimentadesign Biennale EXD

Co-creator of the experimentadesign Biennale EXD, dedicated to design, architecture and contemporary creativity.

Lisboa, Portugal
1999
Exhibitions — Curator

Objectos Comunicantes

Curation of the Objectos Comunicantes exhibition, part of the EXD’99 programme.

Lisboa, Portugal
1998
Associations and Institutions — Co-Founder

experimenta

Co-creation and co-foundation, alongside Marco Sousa Santos and José Viana, of experimenta, a non-profit cultural association that Guta Moura Guedes presides since 2000.

Lisboa, Portugal
1992
Design and Architecture — Co-Founder

Elementos Combinados

Guta Moura Guedes started her career in Design in 1992, when she co-founded the Elementos Combinados studio with Rui Morgado.

Torres Vedras, Portugal