João dos Santos Martins is an artist working with dance. His practice has been developed through diverse collaborations with artists such as Min Kyoung Lee, Cyriaque Villemaux, Rita Natálio, Pedro Neves Marques, Ana Jotta and Teatro Praga. He performs in works of Eszter Salamon, Moriah Evans and Ana Rita Teodoro. He has curated performances, exhibitions, talks, and workshops reflecting on the history of dance in Portugal and founded the journal Coreia dedicated to artistic discourse. His piece Continued Project (2015) was awarded the Portuguese Society of Authors' Prize for Choreography in 2016.