Dr Inês Bento-Coelho
Inês Bento-Coelho is an artist, lecturer, and scholar. She works with dancers and non-trained performers to produce performative works and holds a practice-based PhD across visual and performing arts funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (The Glasgow School of Art, 2019). Her doctoral research explored the choreographic in installation art through collaborative approaches, focusing on space awareness and performativity within site responsive contexts. Her works have been shown at the Centre for Contemporary Arts (Glasgow), the Reid Gallery, the House for an Art Lover, The Work Room, and SWG3 to name a few.
Bento-Coelho has previously taught at the University of Glasgow, Glasgow School of Art, Central Saint Martins, the Croydon College of Art, the University of Derby, and the Faculties of Fine Arts Lisbon and Porto. Her current research explores best practices in doctoral education in artistic research degrees, encompassing policies and protocols, supervision, peer-learning and student wellbeing. She published Artistic Doctorate Resources with Jools Gilson (2021), a major open educational resource for PhD students, staff, and institutions involved in artistic research. She is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at University College Cork where she is developing the Doctoral School for the School of Film, Music and Theatre. She is also a Researcher at The Glasgow School of Art in the Erasmus+ projects 'Advancing Supervision for Artistic Research Doctorates' and 'Creator Doctus'.