In The Spotlight #1

Review of the week

Text by Porto Fashion Makers Team
Insights In the Spotlight
September 22, 2014 17:17

Rita Lino on paper

© Rita Lino

Rita Lino, an emergent photographer, has announced the edition of her book by independent publisher Éditions du LIC ,  the Scandinavian lifeiscarbon® collaborative project. The artist and photographer, now based in Berlin, is already an international reference and the news only goes to prove her worth in the artistic scene.


The dynamic Duo

© Filipa Almeida

FAHR 021.3, Filipa Almeida and Hugo Reis’ communicative arquitecture studio has recently been awarded two A’Design Award & Competition prizes for two of their installations. Hairchitecture, a collaborative project with hairdresser Fulgêncio Augusto was awarded silver. Estrutura de São João, designed in 2013 for Instituto de Design de Guimarães  and their São João festivities won bronze.  


Doc Alliance Selection 2014 Award

© André Valentim Almeida

André Valentim Almeida has been awarded this year’s Doc Alliance  prize for “The Quest of the Schooner Creoula”.  Both the documentary and the director follow the biggest Portuguese scientific expedition to Ilhas Selvagens in Madeira. In Terra Nova, where his uncle once was a captain, the director connects to Portugal’s fishing history as well as his own past.