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The Green Years

In 2001, Raquel Freire was 26 years old and made her first feature film entitled Rasganço. The film is a furious love letter to Coimbra. It’s her look at secular traditions and codes of behaviour, but also at the city that she deeply admires. She...

In 2001, Raquel Freire was 26 ...

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Espaço Real

Gonçalo Conde has been feeling the urge to be connected to the art realm since he was 13. His greatest passion is fashion, but the gateway to this world has been the antiquities he has collected since his twenties. Life led him to opt for...

Gonçalo Conde has been feelin...

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Wild at Heart

The pieces of Anna-Karin Karlsson are not for the faint of heart, but rather for “dancing hearts”. Put on heart shaped sunglasses 'cause we gonna take a ride, quoting Lana Del Rey. A two-stop trip or a short coffee break and a quick chat with...

The pieces of Anna-Karin Karls...

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The Crystal Zoo

“People come here looking to see the patient. Like in a zoo. And they are stunned when they do not identify themselves in the middle of the coworking or when the artists are not even physically here, because they establish their own schedule. They are...

“People come here looking to...

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The Flower and the Rubble

Forget the sarcasm and think about beauty. In the context of art residencies promoted by ArtWorks, the expression ‘the fine flower of the rubble’ (the English translation of a well-known Portuguese saying) gets quite close to A Flor e o Espinho, a song by Nelson...

Forget the sarcasm and think a...

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Poster – much better than Instagram

The 3rd edition of Poster Mostra happens From September 29 to October 29, once again in Marvila. Before that, Umbigo accomplished something we wanted to do since the first edition: follow one of the Mini Poster workshops with children and young people of social institutions, perceiving,...

The 3rd edition of Poster Most...

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Freedom dances barefoot

Freedom dances barefoot. Or at least with flat shoes not to disrupt the movement, the swing and the desire to jump. Perhaps that is the reason why, as soon as we enter the area of the Paradisaea exhibition, which celebrates Lux Frágil’s 20th anniversary, we are invited to leave our...

Freedom dances barefoot. Or a...

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