Tag Archives: Portugal



Origin is about my roots and family. Seeing the simplicity of my origins gave me a feeling of deep sympathy and tenderness towards them.


Carnival Warriors

“Carnival Warriors” is the title of a long-term project that aims to document the Carnival rituals that take place in the archipelago of the Azores.



Broken Ground is a particular landscape that we can find in the city periphery, where a different organization and interaction between man and space is visible… (photo essay by Ana Catarina Pinho)


Water Lilies

Science has demonstrated that each person makes their own interpretation of what they visualize, according to their experiences and what is more relevant to them. (Photo essay by Nuno Awouters)



Awake is a trip, one movement, one errant situation where anyone could enter. But there was no one, it was me. What caused it? And why? Until today I can’t explain, but I moved all those nights with insomnia… (photo essay by Fábio Miguel Roque)

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The latest

“The Latest” is journey in the lower Portuguese social class, the struggle that 3 millions of Portuguese live every day, the 30% of Portuguese population considered poor.

Pedro Nunes, CAIS
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Pedro Nunes | Cais

Sr. Antonio in Cais backyard. 15/12/2013. Lisbon, Portugal CAIS is a Charity, an IPSS (Private Institution for Social Solidarity), founded in 1994 to promote and support the empowerment and autonomy of people in a situation of homelessness and extreme poverty. A member of several international organizations, CAIS also has an...

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Miguel Ferraz Araújo | Kola San Jon

Cova da Moura is a small Ghetto in Lisbon, that was builded illegaly in the seventies by Capverdian migrants. This area has a bad reputation, because of the youth gang violence and drug traffic which became a daily problem. Every second person living in this area is younger than twenty...