In 2020 João Martinho Moura was selected artist in the MindSpaces program, a European Commission initiative aiming to create new urban and architectural approaches integrating immersive ‘neuroenvironments’ in virtual reality.
Video description: João Martinho Moura, MindSpaces. Featured artist works. “Hello L’Hospitalet”, assorted recordings in virtual reality in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, in August 2020. Visual experiments in urban space. It contains audio samples from lex1975 recorded at L’Hospitalet metro station. Music by João Martinho Moura. Tecla Sala 3d model by Christos Stentoumis, up2metric. Video by: MindSpaces presented at Ars Electronica 2020 in Kepler’s Gardens.
This video presents work in progress, bringing embodied environments among urban spaces. In this experience, the participant is teleported to L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, a municipality in Spain, located in the immediate southwest of Barcelona, in the autonomous community of Catalonia.
More about this work in the next months.