Na Kalha, is a street music festival in Ovar, Portugal. I helped create and set the performance spaces with stenciled boxes, conceived hanging installations around the town, painted a wall and helped during the event assisting the participating artists.
Waking Life is a festival set around a small lake in Crato, Portugal. For over 3 weeks I helped set up the Forest Stage with La Fumisterie. Work included a bit of welding, some light creations and a lot of fabric gluing! After meeting La Fumisterie and their amazing metal artwork in my hometown in […]
In the last few years, Boomland has become a home to me… living & working there is like being part of a powerful collective energy connecting people through creativity, love & freedom. It is always such a blessing to grow around this place and beings… every day learning something new or meeting someone we […]
Partículas Elementares and their puppet show “O Nabo Gigante” went on a journey to São Miguel, Açores, and I was invited to join them with 3 puppet-making workshops. The first sessions happened in Água de Pau school and the last at the Tomaz Borba Vieira Municipal Library. Events photos by Câmara Municipal de Lagoa – Açores.
Flyers designed for Mó Vegetarian Bistro, open in the old Aljezur mill, Portugal. All photos used on the flyers are from Isabel Gonçalves.
Menu Boards hand drawn for Mó Veggie Bistro.
One more time the Intendente square got filled with joy and laughter. The second edition of the Lisbon Busking Festival ” Chapéus na Rua” happened on the 15, 16 & 17th of September and brought art, performances and workshops to the streets. See full gallery here.
Artwork created for Lisbon Busking Festival 2017. Above information and program boards, signs, photo stand, and below pins for sale.
Tree people are growing in me again… they were one of my recurrent drawing themes as a teenager and they’ve come to visit me recently. Original colour pencils & black ink A4 illustration available for sale with or without “ferrero rocher” frame 😉
While my mobile home has been resting from this year’s journeys and what seemed like an unexpected seasonal hayfever, I’ve been back on taking lines for walks and getting lost with them. Here’s a series of sketches from my current book soon to be mutated into digital realms and made available for your likes, if […]
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Menstrual pads have been mentioned in history as early as the 10th century in Ancient Greece, where a woman is said to have thrown one of her used menstrual rags at an admirer in an attempt to get rid of him. Before the disposable pad was invented, most women…
FOLI (there is no movement without rhythm) original version by Thomas Roebers and Floris Leeuwenberg Life has a rhythm, it’s constantly moving. The word for rhythm ( used by the Malinke tribes ) is FOLI. It is a word that encompasses so much more than drumming, dancing or sound. It’s found in every part […]
“David Sedaris on Keeping a Diary in the Age of Over-Sharing” David Sedaris offers some brilliant advice to aspiring writers in this delightful piece by New York-based animator Caitlin Cadieux of The Atlantic.
Ikigai [ 生きがい ] is a Japanese concept that means “a reason for being.” Everyone, according to Japanese culture, has an ikigai. Finding it requires a deep and often lengthy search of self. Such a search is important to the cultural belief that discovering one’s ikigai brings satisfaction and meaning to life. The term is composed of two Japanese words: iki referring to life; alive; and kai, which […]
A documentary film searching for the meaning and source of happiness, realized by one of my favorite designers Stefan Sagmeister, it includes stunning graphics, animations and inspiring thoughts. “Austrian graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister is doing well. He lives in New York, the city of his dreams, and he has success in his work, […]
Stretch exercises One of the best ways to start your day in a healthy way is to take a moment to ground your thoughts by stretching and intentionally breathing. It’s amazing what you can accomplish in less than seven minutes to set your day on the right path. When you stretch deeply, you should always […]
Definitions a plant having a permanently woody main stem or trunk, ordinarily growing to a considerable height, and usually developing branches at some distance from the ground. any large woody perennial plant with a distinct trunk giving rise to branches or leaves at some distance from the ground any plant that resembles this but has […]
“Throughout the long history of labyrinths whenever and wherever society is going through rapid change and development, the labyrinth has blossomed. Now, humanity is seeking the sure path of the labyrinth in an uncertain and confusing world.” ~ Jeff Saward, Labyrinth Historian Definition To make a labyrinth what it is, we have to fulfill the […]
Aloe vera is one of approximately 420 species of the genus Aloe; the botanical name of aloe vera is Aloe barbadensis miller, and it belongs to the Liliaceae family. It’s a perennial, xerophytic, succulent plant that’s green and has triangular, fleshy leaves with serrated edges. The geographic origin of aloe vera is believed to be […]
May we attune to the natural cycles and embrace our wild nature like blooming flowers.
A Adaptogens: Herbs that help us adapt to stress by supporting the adrenal glands, the endocrine system, and the whole person. Examples are ginseng root, nettle leaf, sarsaparilla, licorice root, and ashwagandha. Alterative: (Sanskrit: Parivartakas or Rakta Shodhana Karma ) These herbs alter or change a long-standing condition by aiding the elimination of metabolic toxins. […]
Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a perennial, evergreen subshrub, with woody stems, grayish leaves, and blue to purplish flowers. Salvia (sage) is the largest member of the mint family, containing over 900 species throughout the world. The name Salvia (“salviya”) derives from the Latin salvere (“to feel well and healthy, health, heal”), the verb related to […]
Oregano means “mountain joy,” and was revered as a symbol of happiness by the ancient Greeks and Romans. Oregano is a perennial herb, growing from 20–80 cm tall, with opposite leaves 1–4 cm long. Oregano will grow in a pH range between 6.0 (mildly acidic) and 9.0 (strongly alkaline) with a preferred range between 6.0 and […]