Marta De Menezes


Born in Portugal, 1975

Marta de Menezes has a Degree in Fine Arts by the University in Lisbon, and MSt in History of Art and Visual Culture by the University of Oxford. She has been exploring the interaction between Art and Biology, working in research laboratories demonstrating that new biological technologies, DNA, proteins and live organisms can be used as an art medium. Her work has been presented internationally in exhibitions, articles and lectures. In the third year of her Doctorate at the University of Leiden, she is currently, Artistic Director of Ectopia-lab at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência and Cultivamos Cultura Associação in Portugal