Conceived in the woods of Sintra on new years and born in 1981, Lisbon, Portugal.
Grew up with a DIY attitude in the countryside, followed Arts in High School and later graduated in Design by Lisbon’s Architecture University. In 2005 moved to London and collaborated in diverse cultural projects, designing material for other artists and also developing art for print, digital and live settings.
I work with both analogue and digital techniques, often creating mixed media visuals while implementing them in different platforms. Keep an active interest in VJ, photography, illustration and crafts made with disused materials.
Life: Foraging wild plants and mushrooms; permaculture principles; yoga; swimming; children and old people care; kitchen assistant; real time translator; upcycled arts & crafts; crochet.
All round Designer: Creative Research; Project, prototype and model making; Digital, Print, Motion & Web Design; Art Direction and Tutorship; Artists Manager and Curator; Live VJ and Film maker... [Software: Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, After Effects,
Premiere; Resolume [VJ]; Microsoft Office; PHP, CSS, Wordpress...]
Visual explorer & incessant collector of images either via photography, video or illustration,
I keep a library composed of videos, photos and motion graphics.
Languages: Fluent in Portuguese and English. Also know a some Spanish, French and Italian.
Transportation: Walk, ride bike and drive car, van or jeep.
Run for the Hills, Teatro O Nariz, Millington Associates, TimeBank, Reignite Action for Development, Jack Liberties, ExperimentaDesign, Kalimodjo, Quarta Parede, José Castanheira...
REcreations @ Streets Portugal and United Kingdom
Leevil @ The Scala Live video art, London, UK
RATtack @ The Foundry Live video art, London, UK
Tweet Me Up @ TATE Modern Short videos screening, London, UK
Open Day @ Lx Factory Upcycled art pals, Lisbon, Portugal.