Gallery

  • Once upon a time there was an artist from Porto who said: “The city should be a place for dream and imagination.” This quote from Ana Aragão expresses how she translates her architectonic work into imaginary universes, consisting of stacked houses, fantastic shapes and new urban point of views. In
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  • One day a meteorite was fired from outer space. The huge object hit the soil of Porto’s neighborhood Boavista and a new concert hall was conceived. This story was used as a metaphor for the representation of Casa da Musica; Porto’s new home for all varieties of music. As the jury of the Pritzker
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  • Lauren Brevner. We may ask ourselves if there is another artist out there who is able to capture female aesthetics in such a ‘royal’ manner, the way Brevner is able to. There is something very mesmerizing and grand about the style in which this “self-taught artist” portraits her
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  • When our editorial team first arrived in Lisbon, we were mesmerized by one thing in particular: the sunlight. Huh? Yes, we all live under the same sun, yet the light is different here. During sunrise and sunset,  soft rays of gold are gently covering the city with a magical blanket of light, during what
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  • What a contrast. One moment I am enjoying a glass of wine on a terrace in the romantic streets of Porto. The other moment I am finding myself in a midtown strip club, somewhere downtown New York in the 80s. I look at leather outfits, extraordinary fetishes and sex poses that are too hard to copy.
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  • Dried out palm trees, empty houses and abandoned fishermen’s boats. How did this deserted landscape once serve the seventh largest international lagoon? A story seems to unfold about Iran’s climate change, captured in Hashem Shakeri’s analogue serie: “An Elegy for the Death of Hamun.” As a filmmaker and
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  • In a cacophony of dance, kisses that taste like expensive Champagne, chatter and gossip, upbeat music, flashing colours and bright lights – oh, so much light! – the devil reigned supreme at the Bal Tabarin in the centre of the art world of the early twentieth century. Dutch painter Jan Sluijters learned
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