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(Português) João Penalva, Stanley

João Penalva (1949) has a consistent body of work, endeavouring on memorabilia in an almost anthropological manner. There is a stubborn and thorough research methodology in João Penalva, with no stone left unturned: each show of his is a whole compendium, a unique realm between reality and fiction, empowering the visitor's...

João Penalva (1949) has a ...

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on apartness:

(poems by Maria Fernandes after the photos and titles by Fedra Espiga Pinto)—11 months healinguntil deafness is curdleduntil curds are broken in all the measure of a blurred shadowuntil the gush of boiling lava – cervical witness – of the existence of—strange bodyat the centre inverse of a revealed essence:– flash and a...

(poems by Maria Fernandes afte...

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Inês Teles

Contemporary art has multiple aspects, it is plural, heterogeneous and perennially innovative. While it moves forward at the same pace of present-day time and modernity, much of the ramifications of artistic creation still lie in the past, particularly the very first ones, and therefore, they...

Contemporary art has multiple ...

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Vitrine, by Jorge Santos

Sit down and watch the time go by in the living room, in the bedroom, in the office, in the studio – an attentive stone by the side of a window.Wait for the twilight and the low, golden, orange light.Watch the sunrays drawn on the wall,...

Sit down and watch the time go...

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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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