GUTA MOURA GUEDES
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Guta Moura Guedes (1965, Portugal) is the co-founder and Chair (since 2000) of the cultural non-profit association “Experimenta”, established in Lisbon in 1998. Co-creator and Director of ExperimentaDesign biennale and Chair of ExperimentaDesign Amsterdam Foundation(’08), she is also in charge of the coordination and strategic design of Allgarve 2009’s Contemporary Art programme. Actively engaged in the international design community as a curator, creative director, strategic designer and critical thinker since the early 90’s, GMG has integrated several high-profile committees and juris, including the International Advisory Committee of “Torino 2008 World Design Capital”; the International Think Tank for the first “Six Cities Design Festival” (‘07) and the Editorial Committee of “Utrecht Manifest Design2007”. One of the ten guest curators featured in “& Fork”( Phaidon Press, ‘07), her articles and essays on design, culture and communication have been published in Portugal and abroad. In recent years, she was nominated as Administrator of Fundação Centro Cultural de Belém by the Portuguese Government and she has worked as advisor to the CEO of Fundação Casa da Música. She was distinguished by the French Government with the Ordre de Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in 2005 for her work in culture and design fields.  More info at www.gutamouraguedes.com
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