Catarina Simão is the guest speaker of the International Seminar Memory, diversity and identities

The International Seminar Memory, Diversity, and Identities: Challenges to Intercultural Relations in the 21st Century will be attended by guest speaker, artist, and researcher Catarina Simão. Catarina Simão’s communication entitled “The National Museum of Ethnology of Nampula in the wake of its history: notes on the life of its images” will be the starting point for the discussion about the theme of the seminar and the artist’s experience.

Catarina Simão (n.1972) is an artist and researcher, living between Lisbon and Maputo. Since 2009, his work has been presented internationally in art biennials and museums and has also contributed specific content to film festivals, conferences and, academic institutions, both in Europe and Mozambique. He is currently developing a project that historically and critically addresses the presence of Makonde art in image archives in museums or other colonial collections. The R-Humor exhibition is being prepared for the Avenida da India Gallery in Lisbon, where it will question the relationship between violence and knowledge.

The International Seminar Memory, Diversity and Identities: Challenges for Intercultural Relations in the 21st Century will be held on November 5, 2019, in the Auditorium of the Central Library of the University of Beira Interior (UBI), in Covilhã – Portugal.

The complete program can be consulted on the website.

Admission is free.