Publications

Essays, books and  book chapters

(scroll down for Lectures, talks, courses and workshops)

2015
M. de Menezes, “Investigacioěn en arte”, in PROĚS BIěON: Reflexiones Naturales sobre Arte, Ciencia y Filosofiěa, ed. by  Mariěa Antonia Gonzaělez Valerio, Mexico City, Mexico.

2014
M. de Menezes, Exhibition Catalogue “It’s About Time!” , Touch Me Festival 2014, Art Science and Technology Triennial, Zagreb, Croatia. Curated by: Marta de Menezes and Kontejner.
M. de Menezes,” Proteic Portrait” in The Brain, Exhibition Catalogue- Daejeon Project. Museum of Contemporary Art City of Daejeon, South Korea. Curator: Gim Jungi.

2013
M. de Menezes, “SulSol” in SUL-SOL, Exhibition Catalogue, Ed. Marta de Menezes. Cultivamos Cultura, Portugal.
M. de Menezes, “Decon” in eConsciousness Conference Catalogue, Central House of Artists. Fifth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Edited by: Semen Erokhin.

2012
M. de Menezes, L Graca. “Field_Notes – From Landscape to Laboratory – Maisemasta Laboratorioon”, edited by Laura Beloff, Erich Berger and Terike Haapoja. The Finnish Bioart Society.
M. de Menezes, “The pleasure of finding things out” in Emergencias2012. Exhibition Catalogue, Guimarães European Capital of Culture 2012. Edited by Marta de Menezes. INCM, Portugal

2011 
M. de Menezes. Use(Less) in More!, Useless Book for Experimenta Design Lisbon 2011.

2010
M. de Menezes. Investigação em Arte. NADA. Vol. 15: (In Portuguese.

2009
M. de Menezes. Decon: deconstruction, decontamination, decomposition, Artist book, ed. by Marta de Menezes and Joao Urbano.
M. de Menezes. Proteic Portrait, Catalog of the exhibition, ed. by Ines Moreira, Meiac publications.

2008
M. de Menezes. Life as a new art media, in Signs of Life,ed. by Eduardo Kac. MIT press.

2007
M. de Menezes. Decon: desconstrução, descontaminação, decomposição. NADA. Vol. 9: 98-109. (In Portuguese)
M. de Menezes. Biological Artworks. In “Genesis: life at the end of the information age”, Editor: E. Gomart. Centraal Museum: Utrecht. pp: 88-90.
M. de Menezes. A biologia como novo meio para as artes visuais. In “Propostas de Arte Portuguesa. Posição 2007”, Editor: M. von Hafe Pérez. Colecção Arte Contemporânea Público Serralves. Vol. 9: 90-93.

2006
M. de Menezes. Art: in vivo and in vitro. In “Signs of Life: Bio Art and Beyond”, Editor: E. Kac. MIT Press: Cambridge, MA. pp: 215-229.
M. de Menezes. The Extended Family. In “Zoo Logical Garden (catalogue)”, Curators: M. Bakke and A. Campens. Drukkerij Verbeke: Ghent. pp: 73-77.
M. de Menezes. Nature?. In “META.morfosis (catalogue)”, Curator: A. Cerveira-Pinto. MEIAC: Badajoz. pp: 258-269.

2005
M. de Menezes & Luís Graça. Bioarte: intersecção de duas culturas. In “Passagens”, Editor: M. V. Alves. Museu de Medicina da FML, Lisbon. Pp: 263-268. (In Portuguese)
M. de Menezes. Art and biology. In “Phenomology of New Tech Arts”, Editor M. Costa.University of Salerno, Italy. Pp: 27-29.
M. de Menezes. Biological artworks. In “Art et biotechnologies”, Editors: L. Poissant, E. Daubner. Presse de l’Université du Québec, Montreal. (DVD-rom).
M. de Menezes. Árvore do Conhecimento. Residência Artística na SymbioticA. NADA. Vol. 5: 78-85. (In Portuguese)
M. de Menezes. Arte Biológico. El Neuton. Vol. 2: 177-196. (In Spanish) LINK PARAhttp://elniuton.com/territorio/territorio.html
M. de Menezes. On pipettes and art studios: intersections of art and biology. In “Touch Me”. Editors: O. Majcen and S. Ostoic. Kontejner: Zagreb. pp: 234-241. (In Croatian and English)
M. de Menezes. Retratos Funcionais: Visualizando o corpo invisível. NADA. Vol. 4: 96-101. (In Portuguese)
M. de Menezes. A Família. NADA. Vol. 4: 102-103. (In Portuguese)

2004
M. de Menezes. Functional Portraits: picturing the invisible body. A Minima, Vol. 7: 6-17. (In Spanish and English)
M. de Menezes. The laboratory as an art studio. In “Biomediale. Contemporary Society & Genomic Culture”, Editor: D. Bulatov. National Center for Contemporary Art,Kaliningrad, Russia. (In Russian and English).
M. de Menezes. Naturalesa?. A Minima, Vol. 6: 34-42. (In Spanish and English)
M. de Menezes. Bio-Arte o encontro da datatech com a biotech. Artech 2004 (conference proceedings). (In Portuguese)

2003
M. de Menezes. The Artificial-Natural: Manipulating butterfly wing patterns for artistic purposes. Leonardo – Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology, MIT Press Vol. 36: 29-32.
M. de Menezes. Le laboratoire comme atelier d’artiste. In “L’Art Biotech”, Editor: J. Hauser; Filigranes, Paris. Pp. 71-78. (In French)
M. de Menezes and P. Figueiredo. Viewing the Invisible Body. Romulus, July, pp. 30-31.
M. de Menezes. Arte in vivo. NADA. Vol. 1: 62-71. (In Portuguese)
M. de Menezes. Família Alargada e Família Nuclear. NADA. Vol. 1: 77-83. (In Portuguese)

2002
M. de Menezes. The laboratory as an art studio. In “The aesthetics of care?”, Editor: O. Catts; Symbiotica, Perth. P. 53-58.
M. de Menezes. Marta de Menezes. In “BioFeel (catalogue)”, Editor: O. Catts; Symbiotica, Perth.
M. de Menezes. Test tube art. Futura (Athens). 8:154. (In Greek)

2001
M. de Menezes. Diagrams in Art and Science: a study of Richard Feynman and Joseph Beuys blackboard drawings. MSt Thesis, University of Oxford.

2000
M. de Menezes. Nature? in Ars Electronica 2000, Editors: G. Stoker, C. Schopf.; Springer, New York. Pp: 258-261. 2000 (In German and English).

Lectures and Presentations
2014
Art and the brain. 10th Symposium of the Bial Foundation; Behind and Beyond the Brain, Porto, Portugal.
Art and science, Conferência de Arte e Multimedia, Faculty of Fine Arts, Lisbon University, Lisbon, Portugal.
Art and biology, Science & Art: So different, so similar!, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Origin and Limit, Summer School, Cultivamos Cultura, S. Luis,  Portugal.
Making art with biology: an experimental story – Touch Me Festival 2014 – It’s About Time! Institute of Physics – University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.
IEEE Elevate: Art+ (Science || Technology) – Faculty of Electrical Engineering and    Computing, KSET, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.
Making art with biology: an experimental story – Touch Me Festival 2014 – It’s About Time! Department of New Media Arts – University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.

2013
  Science & Art: So different, so similar! 2013, Course for Teachers: Comenius / Grundtvig catalogue ref: ES-2011-284-001, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Summer School 2013, Art Biology and Ecology workshop. Cultivamos Cultura Association, S. Luis, Odemira, Portugal.
eConsciousness conference, SCIENCE ART international project implemented by the Central House of Artists and Lomonosov Moscow State University.Part of the 17 INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR ART MOSCOW and the Fifth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art.
ARTEFACTO – science week in 2013 Ciência Viva Centre. Biblioteca Municipal de Odemira, Odemira, Portugal.
PRIMER COLOQUIO INTERNACIONAL E INTERDISCIPLINARIO: Bioartefactos. Historia, Ontología, Ética y Axiología. FACULTAD DE FILOSOFÍA Y LETRAS CIUDAD UNIVERSITARIA and CENTRO DE CIENCIAS GENÓMICAS E Instituto DE BIOTECNOLOGÍA, CAMPUS CUERNAVACA, Mexico City, Mexico.

2012
Plant tissue culture workshop, Nature Lab, School of Visual Arts, New York, USA.
Science & Art: So different, so similar! 2012, Course for Teachers: Comenius / Grundtvig catalogue ref: ES-2011-284-001, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Art and Biology Course, Second Term, CECL, New University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
Workshop on art and biology, in the conference “Encuentro Internacional de Arte y Nuevas   Ciencias”. Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City, Mexico.

2011
Consciousness Reframed: art and consciousness in the post-biological era. Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal.
MilPlanaltos, O que pode a ciência e/ou a arte fazer pela arte?. Museu de Ciência de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.
Image in Science and Art. International Conference at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, Portugal.
VISCERAL: THE LIVING ART EXPERIMENT Symposium. Science Gallery Dublin, Ireland.
Emergencies2012, PhD New Media Arts program, University of Evora, Evora, Portugal.
Emergencies2012, Centro de Computação Gráfica, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal.

2010
Cellular Interventions in Art. Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.
Master Class on Bacteria works. Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.

2009
Biological Artworks. Instituto de Artes, Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.
Nature and other adventures. IRC, University of Cataluña, Barcelona, Spain.Crossing borders:The outcome of art and biology collaborations. Master Class at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.
Bioart and the Lab. History of Art Department, Oxford University, Oxford, UK.
Bioart and the lab. Pavilhao do Conhecimento (Science Museum), Lisbon, Portugal.
Crossing borders:The outcome of art and biology collaborations. Master Class at Universidade de Evora, Evora, Portugal.

2008
Art and/or Biology. Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, USA.
Art and/or Biology. Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA.
Biological Artworks. Foundation Lectures, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA.

2007
Art, Biology and Dali. Arte, Ciencia y Dali: hacer visible lo invisible. Conference in Madrid, Barcelona and Figueres, Spain.
Marta de Menezes / Bioartist, Master class in History of Art, University of Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands.
Art, Biology and Robotics. Playful Robotic Art Conference, part of Robots at Play Festival, Odense, Denmark.
Tutorial on Art and Biology. Technarte Conference 2007, Bilbao, Spain.
BioArt, perspectives em Portugal. Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.
Since I was here. Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Leiden, The Netherlands.
The Ectopia laboratory. Bios4 Exhibition, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Seville, Spain.
Arte e Biologia. Upgrade!Lisbon, Galeria 20 Arte Contemporânea, Portugal.
Art and Biology. University of Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands.
Ectopia – Residency programs; U3 – 5th Triennial of Contemporary Slovene Art; Ljubljana, Slovenia.

2006
Ectopia – Laboratório de Arte Experimental. Reitoria da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal.
Arte e Biologia. CENTA, Vila Velha de Rodao, Portugal.
Arte no laboratório. Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Porto, Portugal.
Art and Biology. ARCO’06 Experts Forum, Madrid, Spain.

2005
Art and Biology. Artmedia IX, Salerno, Italy.
Arte no laboratório. Universidade do Algarve, Faro, Portugal.
Arte no laboratório. Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Oeiras, Portugal.
This is not transgenic art. Universidade Lusófona, Lisbon, Portugal.
Onde a arte e a ciência se encontram. Congress on the History of Science. Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Monte da Caparica, Portugal.
From butterflies to brains: intersections of art and biology. Exposição Terminal, Fundição de Oeiras, Oeiras, Portugal.
Ceci n’est pas transgenic art. Edimburgh Festival of Science. Edimburgh. UK.
From butterflies to brains: intersections of art and biology. Royal Pump Rooms, Laemington Spa, UK.
From butterflies to brains: intersections of art and biology. Genetics Forum. Mansfield College, University of Oxford. UK.
Tree of Knowledge. University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
From butterflies to brains: intersections of art and biology. University of Wollongong, Sydney, Australia.

2004
From butterflies to brains: intersections of art and biology. University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
Artist Talk – Biennale of Electronic Arts of Perth (BEAP 2004). Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Perth, Australia.
Bio-Arte: o encontro da Datatech com a Biotech. Artech 2004, Lisbon, Portugal.
What’s an artist doing in the lab? Structural Biology Department, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

2003
Artist Talk – Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal.
In conversation with curator Toby Watley. Birmingham Museum & Art Galleries, Birmingham, UK.
Art in-vivo. Max Plank Institute for Neurobiology, Munich, Germany.
The Laboratory as an Art Studio. Darwin Centre, Natural History Museum, London, UK.
Arte in vivo. Instituto Camões, Paris, France.
The Laboratory as an Art Studio. L’Art Biotech Symposium, Nantes, France.
The Laboratory as an Art Studio. Universitè Paris 6, Paris, France.

2002
Nature?. SkyArt Symposium, organized by the Center for Advanced Visual Studies of the MIT, Delphi, Greece.
The laboratory as an art studio. The Aesthetics of Care Symposium, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, Australia.
The laboratory as an art studio. Lugar Comum, Lisbon, Portugal.
Biological Art. Portuguese Cultural Centre – Instituto Camões, Oxford, U.K
The laboratory as an art studio: collaborations between artists and scientists. Gulbenkian Science Institute, Lisbon, Portugal.2001

Art and Biology. International Conference of Sculpture, Pittsburgh, USA.
The laboratory as an art studio. Genetics Forum, Exeter College, University of Oxford, UK.
The laboratory as an art studio. Art and Biology Lectures, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA.
The laboratory as an art studio. University College London, London, UK.

2000
Art in vivo. Departmental Seminar – Imperial College London, London, UK.
Nature?. Next-Sex Symposium – Ars Electronica 2000, Linz, Austria.
Redesigning Nature. Growing Things Meeting, New Media Institute, Banff, Canada.

Artistic Affiliation
2006 – ongoing: Artistic Director of Ectopia, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Lisbon, Portugal.
2009 - ongoing: Artistic Director of Cultivamos Cultura, Cultural Association in S. Luís, Odemira, Portugal.
2010 – Invited Professor (Spring term), University of Leiden, Leiden, Holland-
2008 – Invited Professor (Fall term), Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, USA.
2006-2008 Artist in residence, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Oeiras, Portugal.
2004-2005 Artist in residence at SymbioticA, School of Anatomy and Human Biology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.
2004 – Artist in residence at the Department of Structural Biology, University of Oxford, UK.
2000-2004 Artist in residence at MRC – Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College for Science, Technology and Medicine, London, U.K.
2002-2003 “HotHaus” Bursary at Vivid, Birmingham, UK (developing nucleArt and Functional Portraits)
1999 Residency at the Institute of Evolutionary and Ecological Sciences, Leiden University, The Nederland. (Nature?)