Margarida Mendes

Natural Contract Lab

Margarida Mendes is a member of Natural Contract lab, activating member with Tejo river, researcher, curator and educator, exploring the overlap between systems thinking, experimental film, sound practices and ecopedagogy. She creates transdisciplinary forums, exhibitions and experiential works where alternative modes of education and sensing practices may catalyse political imagination and restorative action. Mendes has been long involved in anti-extraction activism and ecopedagogy, collaborating with marine NGOs, Universities and institutions of the art world. She is a member of Natural Contract Lab, a collective working on restorative justice and river rights across Europe.