Archives for Bogdan Kamuta

Author: Bogdan Kamuta

Porn, Tarkovsky, Sea Lions, and Other Free Ways to Self-quarantine with Meaning

April 1, 2020

It’s official: out of the roughly 7.8 billion humans on the planet, almost 2.6 billion are now on lockdown. That’s a third of the Earth’s population. If you’re reading this, then chances are that you too are a locked-down human, and fortunate enough to have internet. But even with internet and relatively good physical health, […]

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Lisbon Walls: A Dose of Street Art in Times of Quarantine

March 26, 2020

“Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. And even if you don’t come up with a picture to cure world poverty, you can still make someone smile while they’re having a piss.”Banksy. First off, we recommend having your piss indoors today. Communal hygiene seems more important than ever […]

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Tim Burton and his Marionetas

March 5, 2020

The art of stop motion film dates way back to the mid-1800s. Its history is rich and complicated, sprinkled not just with puppets but also with trippy, hard-to-pronounce stuff like phénakisticopes, stroboscopic discs, zoetropes, and photographic rifles. The first full stop motion film  was The Humpty Dumpty Circus, made in 1898 by American-British silent film […]

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Tamara Alves and Raquel Belli at Underdogs10

March 4, 2020

Local artist Tamara Alves has left a beautiful mark on the streets of Lisbon with her easily recognizable murals of melancholy half-naked he-/she-wolves and he-/she-foxes in various stages of violence and love. This year Tamara has ventured inside, and her very first solo show is appropriately being hosted by underdog art gallery Underdogs10. The paintings […]

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VIRTUAL GALLERY VISIT: Some of Silva Porto’s 500 Drawings

March 3, 2020

The world-renowned great naturalist painter Banksy allegedly once said: “All artists are willing to suffer for their work. But why are so few prepared to learn to draw?” 19th-century Portuguese naturalist painter Silva Porto didn’t suffer for his work too much. He is a big name in Portuguese art. He studied in Paris for a […]

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SBSR 2019: Friday night in Meco.

July 22, 2019

This year, for its 25th anniversary, the Super Bock Super Rock Festival headed back to the woods in Meco, near a semi-nudist beach, down south in Sesimbra. Having had a good time at last year’s version in Parque das Nações, and being big fans of both Charlotte Gainsbourg and beaches, semi-nudist or other, Atlas decided […]

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Over Flow: A Suffocating Reminder

October 29, 2018

A review of Tadashi Kawamata’s new piece “Over Flow” at MAAT involving cigarette butts and unnecessarily printed ticket stubs.

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