Tag Archive: short film

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

Keep working on Love

Inspired by one of the first books I have ever read and one that I keep reading from time to time, I made a selection of quotes and a video. Filmed in Berlengas island while… Continue reading

‪‎Wild‬ Tales #1 Ria Formosa

A little [surreal] short filmed meanwhile discovering Portugal wildest places [http://wildportugal.tumblr.com]. Edwina Pitcher [Narrator, hand & eye]. Diana Matoso [film].

‪‎Wild‬ Tales #2, Anta das Pias

A little short filmed meanwhile discovering Portugal wildest places [http://wildportugal.tumblr.com]. Edwina Pitcher [Narrator]. Diana Matoso [film].

Rarefacções

Visuals made for a poetry & double bass piece. Music and words by Pedro Campos.

Uma triste bailarina de plasticina

Wandering through the lines of a life time, a sad ballerina walks her way between parallel existences. Exploring the relationship between body and space, drawing movements of continuity balanced by the sound of… Continue reading

Tweet ds Up!

A series of collaborative audiovisual projects between artists with different backgrounds, interests and locations brought together by Ds WAY were screened at the Tweet Me Up exhibition curated by Tracey Moberly and displayed at the Tate Modern… Continue reading

Dance a way

Words are just words and yet I keep on writing them as if they could tell what my body can’t show. Sometimes looking back is the only way forward, so I went back… Continue reading

Direct Action

A political mash up about taking Direct Action over mechanical freedom, politically manufactured, economically corrupted and naively consumed. Visuals by Diana Matoso. Music mash up by Rita Sarzedas

A Short Way

A journey around the block of an animated landscape. A 5 minutes journey through a composition made of audiovisual life extracts and mixed realities willing to walk your imagination all the way. Diverse… 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 […]

    Reignite Love everywhere

    Reignite Love everywhere

    Quote & illustration by d.

    Winds of change

    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  

  • Wildcrafting: Wildcraftings

    Happy New Solar Year & Spring Day

    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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