Drawing model

In May I decided to undress for a drawing class and these are some of the drawings made by participants at Salão 40 – oficina de desenho in Coimbra, Portugal.

Lisbon Busking Festival I

What a great pleasure and joy to spend a week with new and old time friends setting up the first ever edition of the Lisbon Busking Festival. It was really exciting to participate in… Continue reading

REcreate @ Lisbon Busking Festival

It has been a while since I took the REcreate workshops to the streets and it was really special to do it in one of my home towns, Lisbon. Integrated in the first ever Lisbon Busking… Continue reading

Mandalas from plastic bags

One of the things I’ve been enjoying most is to seat in the park crocheting my plastic yarn into beautiful mandalas that resemble the flowers and plants surrounding me.  

Juggling balls made with plastic bags & cassettes

As I keep learning how to crochet shapes and objects, I also keep experimenting diverse materials and now I’m using cassettes together with my handmade plastic yarn to make juggling balls.      … Continue reading

Wild Portugal

Between May 2015 and September 2016 I travelled and collaborated with Edwina Pitcher as an explorer, video maker, driver and translator for her forthcoming book “Wild Portugal”.  The aim of the book is… Continue reading

REcreate WorkShops

REcreate WorkShops are a meeting point for sharing ideas & skills on how to create wealth from waste through arts & crafts. We believe a change must happen in both industry and consumers habits,… Continue reading

Blooming REcreations

Mandalas, windmills and flowers made out of disused papers such as magazines, wrapping, bags, photos…

SoundEscape / s0undScapes

A multimedia art project involving the creation of illustration, film, animation and motion graphics for live audiovisual explorations with double bass player Pedro Campos.   SoundEscape / s0undScapes #1 Double bass improvisation filmed… Continue reading

Empty spaces

To walk around empty places is for me, to be in between worlds. In one side I can see the past in it’s scratches, cracks, left overs and in the other contemplate all of… Continue reading

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    The shape of water

    The shape of water

    Be like water. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves. #WorldWaterDay #BeWater #WhyFollowWhenYouCanFlow

    Spring has Sprung

    Spring has Sprung

    There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature – the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ― Rachel Carson, Silent Spring All photography by d.

    N0body REmembers YourSelf as Your Body

    N0body REmembers YourSelf as Your Body

    The body remembers, the bones remember, the joints remember, even the little finger remembers. Memory is lodged in pictures and feelings in the cells themselves. Like a sponge filled with water, anywhere the flesh is pressed, wrung, even touched lightly, a memory may flow out in a stream. Clarisa Pinkola Estes in “Women who run […]

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    Reignite Love everywhere

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    Winds of change

      When the winds of change blow, some build walls while others build windmills. Chinese Proverb Illustration above and video below by d  

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    Happy New Solar Year & Spring Day

    May we attune to the natural cycles and embrace our wild nature like blooming flowers.

    Glossary of medicinal properties

    Glossary of medicinal properties

     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)

    Sage (Salvia officinalis)

    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 (Origanum vulgare)

    Oregano (Origanum vulgare)

    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 […]

    Wildcrafting

    Wildcrafting

    Wildcrafting is a term for the age-old practice of collecting plant materials in their natural habitat for food, medicine, and craft. It is a direct connection to our past. When we practice wild crafting we follow the footsteps of our ancestors, we reflect their deep connection to Nature and there dependence on her. Wild crafting is […]

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