Guta Moura Guedes is co-founder of the “Experimenta” non-profit association created in Lisbon in 1998, where she has held the position of Chair since 2000. She has been dedicated to the directing and programming of the EXD Biennale, of which she has been Director and Co-Author since 1999. She has been responsible or co-responsible for the Curatorial development for each project Experimenta has promoted since its creation as well as for the management of institutional and international relations, communication and strategic development.
Actively engaged in the international design community as a curator, creative director, strategist, teacher and critical thinker, Guta Moura Guedes integrates or has integrated several high-profile committees, including the Advisory Board of the Fondazione Bisazza, the Advisory Committee of Torino 2008 World Design Capital, the Editorial Committee of “Utrecht Manifest Design2007”, and jury panels, like the Hérmès Design Prize or the Curry Stone Design Prize. Her articles and essays on design, culture and communication have been published in Portugal and abroad. She was a communication consultant for the Music Department of the Gulbenkian Foundation, Coordinator of Allgarve Contemporary Art programme, Strategic Designer and Communication advisor to Fundação Casa da Música and was nominated Administrator of Fundação Centro Cultural de Belém by the Portuguese Government. She was distinguished with the Ordre de Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in 2005.