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Project AfDevLives (The Afterlives of Development Interventions in Eastern Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique)) is starting an event series focusing on creative research methodologies. The first session will take place on the 4th and 5th of December. The researcher, curator and editor Inês Moreira is inviting us to join her methodological endeavour under the theme “Curating, Extreme Sites and Non-Beloved Heritage”.

First part: Open lecture, on 4th December 2023 at 17:00 – titled: “Curating as engaging with extreme sites: the ex-Soviet monuments by the Baltic.” The lecture will take place in Auditorium 0NE01 (Edificio I, floor 0, Iscte).

Second part: Workshop, on 5th December 2023, 10:00-13:00, “On the Nomadic Research at the Fringes Group´s Methods: fieldwork, visual essay and arts-based research.”

Registration is needed (only for the workshop), open to postgraduate students, PhD students, and staff members. Please send an email with your interest in participating – afdevlives@gmail.com


Inês Moreira is a researcher, curator and editor based in Porto, with vast experience in academic research and cultural projects. Along her academic and professional paths, she has been developing interdisciplinary research in the fields of architecture, visual cultures, urban cultures and curatorial studies, focusing on the transformation of abandoned buildings, post-industrial structures and other manmade territories. Recently, she won the position of Auxiliary Researcher at Centro de Estudos Arnaldo Araújo (2023-2029) through the Scientific Employment Stimulus Competition of the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology to develop the project “[Infra]Structures – Transformation of urban infrastructure through artistic practice”.