Sandra Coelho

Former Researcher
Biography

Sandra Coelho (Mónia) is Communication Designer, Media Artist, and researcher with a PhD in Digital Media from the Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP), where she researched the phenomenology of the haptic through art mediated by emergent technologies. She is interested in sensory perception, behavioral biology, and physical computing, intersecting art, design, science, and technology, for an enhanced intrapersonal awareness and relational experience. She holds a Master in Multimedia Art and a Degree in Communication Design / Graphic Art from the Faculty of Fine Arts of University of Porto, and a Professional Course in Fashion Design from CITEX (currently MODATEX Professional Training Center for Textile, Clothing, Apparel and Wool Industry) of Porto. She is a member of SAR (Society for Artistic Research) in Bern, and a member of the LCD (Laboratório de Criação Digital) in Porto. While taking part of the Organizing Committee, she created the Graphic Identity and Communication Materials for the 1st Meeting of Researchers in Art and Intermedia, June 7, 2013 at FBAUP, and presented her research at the Meeting. Her installation “Bring me the sunset in a cup”—Dickinson after Twitter, was from August 2 to September 7, at the Palcos Livres 2013 event in Viseu, Portugal. Her artist book 'Ephemeral Appearance: Touch to read me', was exhibited from May 27 to June 6, on the Haptic InterFace pop-up exhibition, at Vivid Sydney 2013, Australia. In her work, she creates experiences loving the beauty of simplicity of artificial things and the complexity of natural beings.

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Academic Title PhD
I2ADS ASSOCIATION Former Researcher
INTERESTS Haptic, Sense of Touch, Haptic in Art,
Sensorial Perception, Tactile Sensing, Sensory Awareness,
Behavioral Biology,
Smart Materials, Materials Tactility, Tangible Systems, Dynamic Surfaces,
Participatory Art,
Physical Computing
Main Activity Communication Designer, Media Artist, Researcher in Digital Media
Further Activities Vegetarian, Animal Rights Activist
Institucional Afiliation PDMD-FEUP / i2ADS-NAi-FBAUP
Contacts Email A: sandra.coelho@fe.up.pt
Email B: designbymonia@gmail.com
Main Activity Communication Designer, Media Artist, Researcher in Digital Media
Further Activities Vegetarian, Animal Rights Activist
Institucional Afiliation PDMD-FEUP / i2ADS-NAi-FBAUP
Contacts Email A: sandra.coelho@fe.up.pt
Email B: designbymonia@gmail.com