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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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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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ModaLisboa 2019: Insights from Joana Jorge

March 7, 2019

ModaLisboa is gearing up for their newest Fall/Winter incarnation entitled “Insight.” We caught up with project director Joana Jorge to get the inside scoop.

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The Thirteen Best Markets In Lisboa

December 7, 2018

Not all Lisbon markets are created equal, nor are the vendors who comprise them. Here’s where to go if you’re keen for a stroll as you shop or bargaining before you buy.

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The Futures of Lisbon: A Concerned Immigrant’s Preview.

August 28, 2018

Futuros de Lisboa is a unique interactive multimedia art exhibit composed of photographs, essays, videos, illustrations, and all sorts of weirdness, compiled by professionals in various fields, academics, artists, and regular citizens of Lisbon. The show examines one simple question that is on the mind of anyone who lives here: “What comes next for this magical little town?”

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