Hear from the people that make Lisbon jive.
The Fight for Miradouro de Santa Catarina
November 6, 2018
Whether you’re a Lisbon local or are just visiting, you’ve probably gone to Miradouro de Santa Catarina and asked yourself, “What the hell happened to Adamastor?” Well, this is what’s happened…
Painting Quinta das Águias: A Q&A With Sooma
November 5, 2018
A graphic designer by trade, Sooma has turned the forgotten ruins of Quinta das Aguias into his own private art gallery and talks to Atlas about what the beautiful palace could become. As in, not another hotel…
The Chap Behind the Chainmail: A Q&A With Jofre Correia
November 2, 2018
Jofre Correia and his team run some of the most successful — and, from personal experience, the most worthwhile — walking tours in Lisbon. Read what he has to say about tourist traps, employing the unemployed, and wearing chainmail.
Let’s Have a Word #3: Surma
September 26, 2018
Surma is a 23-year-old hailing from Leiria. Her debut album last year was shortlisted for best European independent album of the year. She has been touring non-stop ever since.
Flowers are her best lovers: Q&A with Weronika Anna Rosa
September 19, 2018
Polish artist Weronika Anna Rosa came to Lisbon and fell in love at first sight. When she moved here for good, the city’s light and colors — and the country’s azulejos — would shape her paintings as well. Atlas sat down for a chat.
Kidding Around in Portugal: A Q&A with Children’s Book Artist Cale Atkinson
September 12, 2018
Cale Atkinson is an artist, author, and animator who’s worked for the likes of Disney Hyperion and Marvel. His travels through Portugal prompted a series on the country, so we decided to get in touch.
Let’s Have a Word #2: Synik
September 5, 2018
Let’s Have a Word is David Soares‘s attempt to make the Lisbon scene spill the beans. Poet, hip-hop head, and spoken-word artist Gerald Mugwenhi, aka Synik, started scribbling rhymes in his notebook while still in high school in Zimbabwe. First, he emulated some of his friends and idols, at the time coming from the flood […]