A new adventure: TIRA-OLHOS

Caption (image above): A large anthotype photograph made with chlorella and blue dye (120x55cm). View from the lab at Tira-Olhos (by Alexandre de Magalhães). So in March 2018 a group of four – myself, Paula Lourenço, Alexandre de Magalhães and Miguel Duarte – started a series of conversations about setting up a photography lab where…

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Try walking in my shoes

Caption (image above): Glasgow boots (by Sofia Silva). I’m trying to stop walking in my shoes, but finding myself unable to fulfill that wish. I’m not one to get attached to material stuff – don’t remember it ever being any different -, but there’s an exception: shoes. I never have more than 3 or 4…

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Syria: this is what a genocide looks like

  I won’t pretend to understand the full history of what’s happening in Syria. Even attempting to understand the historical, political, sociological and geographical conditions that led Syrians to their current situation, I would still fail to grasp the brutality of what’s been happening there since the uprising back in 2011. A genocide is happening…

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