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“Troca-Troca” exhibition & party on Friday 16th Dec 

1 Dec

After an amazing Sunday exchanging ideas, books and making new art and friends, the next stop is… Troca-Troca exhibition, on Friday 16th of  Dec, from 5pm-until late, at The Stash Gallery at Vout-o-Reenees.

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And again you’re very welcome to join us!

This exhibition is the result of a rich and inspiring exchange with fellow artist and poet Alice Hsieh.

We have met during a book club in early 2015 and since then we have been exchanging ideas about poetry and art, and giving each other feedback.

During this period, Alice wrote a series of poems, published in a bilingual (English-Portuguese) format, which have been developed into video and Spoken Word performances, while I have been working on a series of texts and interactive art installations, some of them already known to some of you.

We look forward to having you with us to celebrate our passion for books, words and poetry!

5pm – 8pm Preview & book launch
8pm Performance. Voice & berimbau duet: Alice Hsieh with capoeira master Pequeno Mestre
8pm – until late Party

The Stash Gallery at Vout-o-Reenees
The Crypt, 30 Prescot Steet
London E1 8BB

vout-o-reenees.com
+44 7753702910

EXHIBITION opens until 23r of Dec by appointment only

Alice Hsieh
www.facebook.com/alicehsiehpoetry/
www.youtube.com/c/AlicehsiehOrg

Sylvia Morgado
facebook.com/symorgado

a special thank you to all INTERATIVOS participants!

27 Nov

Thanks to everyone who joined INTERATIVOS creative workshop and exchange and to The Create Place at St Margaret’s House for hosting us. I had a blast!
Interesting chats, new friends and collaborations. What a pleasant time with lovely people, nice snacks and lots of cups of tea. Below, a few shots of the day and some of our creations.

If you want to come back or if you missed it, add the new dates to your diary: in 2017 we’ll be at The Create Place (29 Old Ford Road E2) every first Saturday of the month, from 11:00-15:00, starting on the 7th of January.

Hoping to see you there for the next INTERATIVOS and another inspiring day!




Ibero-American Arts Awards exhibition opening 

16 Nov

Lovely to meet the artists and to see the 30 selected “Utopian” works at the Sala Brasil of the Brazilian Embassy of London at the Ibero-American Arts Awards exhibition yesterday.

Thanks to all the friends who made it to the opening yesterday, and Alice Hsieh for registering the good moments!

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ICT + Art Connect / Comic Strip App 

12 May

We had a great time in Brussels delivering our app “Comic Strip”, the result of our four months residency with Wiki-Art.

 

NANTES HACKATHON OCT 13

Back to October 2013, our group met at the ICT + Art Connect Hackathon in Nantes. An adventure… 24h non-stop – apart from a few naps – creating the concept of Magic Drawing.

We were awarded in the Wiki-Art Challenge and we were later offered a residency to develop the project. Another big challenge, as my colleges are based in Nantes and I’m in London!

 

BRUSSELS MAY 14 – ICT + Art Connect – Final Event

After many emails exchange and Skype calls, finally we went to Brussels to show the result of our hard work!

On Sunday May 11th our group was part of the exhibition at FoAM with artists and technologists across Europe showcasing their ideas and works.

On Monday 12th we presented our project at the Charlemagne Building/ European Commission along with all the residents. It was followed by panels of discussions on the European trends of the bringing togheter of arts and technology, exploring new collaborative ways of working.

 

ABOUT COMIC STRIP & THE RESIDENCY

Artists/ designers/ ICT/Science professionals: Marie Lamouret, Félix Lepoutre, Richard Piron, Sylvia Morgado & Victor Pedraza

This collaboration between artists and technologists from Nantes and London enables the creation of interactive tablet based drawings: a mobile application that facilitates the co-creation of a collaborative visual comic strip through drawings made by different users.

The aim of the project is to encourage the creation of collaborative artworks and the forming of new social networks.

www.comicstripapp.com

 

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Wiki-Art Challenge Award @ ICT + ART Hackathon in Nantes  

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Comic Strip exhibition @ FoAM, Brussels

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Presentations and panels of discussions @ Eurpopean Comission, Brussels

Lost Soles @ London Design Festival

12 Sep

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Visit Lost Soles pop-up gallery to see my new work inspired by Vinicius de Moraes’ song “Samba of the Blessing”, in which I transformed a pair of flip flops found in Shoreditch.

See, listen, feel… Next to my shoes, a CD player will amuse your ears with this and other of his Bossa Nova songs.

Lost Soles is inspired by twitter @abandonedshoes, and it is part of the London Design Festival, running from the 14th to the 22nd of September.

The works are going to online auction and the charity I’ve chosen to donate the funds raised for mine is PYE Global, which also works with Brazil. I’ll publish the link here as soon as it’s on!

Along with the showcase, the Lost Soles theatre will present ten short plays inspired by a photo twitter feed, imagining who their wearers were and how they came to lose their soles.

Hoping for more encounters in life…

Lost Soles Pop-up Gallery and theatre
14 – 22 September
38 Earlham St, WC2H 9LH
Mon – Fri Noon – 6pm Sat – Sun 10am – 6pm
http://www.riffraffproductions.co.uk
http://www.londondesignfestival.com
pyeglobal.org

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Awarded Best Brazilian Artist in the UK 2013

2 Sep

I’ve been awarded for Best Brazilian Artist in the UK 2013 by the Brazilian International Press Awards Reino Unido.

Thanks to all who believe(d) in me for making it happen! From family to friends and participants, you’re all so important.

I feel so motived to carry on and produce more and more new works, aiming to bring moments of reflexion and happiness to all.

A BIG THANK YOU!

* Award Ceremony to happen in the 21st of September at the Brazilian Embassy in the UK. If you’re interested in attending you can claim tickets at http://www.pressaward.com.

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Numbers of INTERATIVOS @ Hack The Barbican

31 Aug

INTERATIVOS collective artist residency @HackTheBarbican
August 2013

So Hack The Barbican is coming to an end and it will be missed. As a memoir of the happy days, a few NUMBERS for you who made INTERATIVOS happen…

61 Regrets (to be burned)
19 matche boxes
70 wish ribbons on people’s wrists
2 wish ribbons on people’s ankles
485cm of memories to forget typed on the card roll
30 new stories added by participants to It Happens!
83 new thoughts/ quotes added to ‘Stir me up’
79 stories/ drawings on “Look into the mirror”‘s notebook

4 new works accomplished:
-Regrets
-Lovebox (set of three boxes and a mirror)
-Look into the mirror (performance installation in which the participant is the performer)
-two more 23seconds stories framed

3 new works started but not yet completed:
-YES, YES, YES! (camera)
– Never forget who you are (words on wood canvas and mirror)
-No regrets (as soon as the regrets are burned and filmed, that’s how the video installation will be called)

A portrait
My portrait by fellow artist Clarisse Maria Guida, who also collaborated to the residency doing her Pollaroid Portraits of INTERATIVOS participants

A new audience
– The little people who made it even more special!

A BIG THANK YOU:
-Hack The Barbican team
-Barbican staff & crew
-All the attendants-participants for the nice chats and moments of enlightenment & inspiration!

I hope to see you all again soon!

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