Hear from the people that make Lisbon jive.
A Downtown Atelier: Q&A With Lisboa Social Press
April 16, 2019
Lisboa Social Press is a printmakers’ atelier nestled in downtown Lisbon. Artists Tom and Jilly took some time away from the press to walk us through their journey to Lisbon — including wine-fueled workshops, exclusive feasts, and their own personal work.
Let’s Have A Word #6: The Loafing Heroes
April 2, 2019
“Let’s Have a Word” is David Soares‘ attempt to make the Lisbon scene spill the beans. The Loafing Heroes started as the project of Dubliner Bartholomew Ryan, while he was living in Denmark. He has subsequently moved to Berlin and Lisbon — and the band has included members from different origins who have literally joined […]
Nova Lisboa: Musician Dino d’Santiago Is Creating a New World, and We’re Already Living In It
March 8, 2019
Lisbon is experiencing a game-changing transformation, and there’s never been a better time to be a music fan in the city. But why here, and why now? Visionary artist Dino d’Santiago shares the secrets behind the scene.
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.
The Artist Behind the Nasty Women Exhibition: A Q&A with Inês Mourão
March 5, 2019
When U.S. president and feminist public enemy Donald Trump referred to his 2016 opponent Hillary Clinton as “a nasty woman,” he sparked widespread outrage that gave birth to an international feminist movement. Artists who identified with the term “nasty women” organized themselves in opposition to threats to women’s rights, individual rights, and abortion rights. They began […]
VIDEO PREMIERE : Street Art in Lisbon with Kone
February 22, 2019
Con O’Brien, aka Kone, is an Irish artist and designer currently based in Nuremberg, Germany. He was invited to Lisbon by Garden Collective to participate in their February event where he ran a live painting session. While here, he also took the chance to leave his mark on the Galeria de Arte Urbana with his […]
How to Be in the Shadow and Not Care About It: An Interview with Director John Alexander
February 18, 2019
Atlas Lisboa chats with the director of the documentary “This Is Love” about the widely influential musician Rudy Love who has nonetheless remained virtually unknown to the general public.