I am a Portuguese visual artist and I live in Chile
Some time ago, when I was in Portugal, someone ask me to write what I thought of my artwork. This was what I wrote:
Latitudes and Attitudes
In me, there is also the spirit of the Portuguese sailors and adventurers.
It all starts with the journey imposed from the old world, the colonial Portugal to Mozambique, in Africa, full of black ethnicity , magic, shapes, textures, lights and a fantastic colorful splendor .The distance between my dormant origins and the sudden awakening does not exhaust the endless question: Who am I? I experiment this fabulous latitude, mixing it with other lives, other pains, with the purity of color and pattern of tiles they call...