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27 May | AltMFA residency talk + workshop @ Guest Projects

24 May

Join us 2-4.30pm | Monday 27th May @ Guest Projects

(Sunbury House, 1 Andrews Road E8 4QL London, UK)

ūüí• TALK + WORKSHOP during our AltMFA residency at Guest Projects

Join artists Anna-Maria Amato; Debora Mo and Sylvia Morgado on an open discussion on arts and well-being

Followed by a fun collaborative workshop!

Making art can enhance cognitive abilities and memory; can aid symptoms of depression and anxiety and it’s been prescribed for better well being. Learn how art can help us achieve the 5 ways to well being.

FOLLOWED BY a fun collaborative arts workshop!

Book here:

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AltMFA residency @ Guest Projects

24 May

So happy that today we open our @Alt_MFA residency at Guest Projects, (generous) artist Yinka Shonibare’s studio space!

ūüí• Join us at one of the events below:

2.-4.30pm 27 May | Talk: arts & well-being + workshop (With @symorgado, @anna_maria_amato26 & 5-9pm 27 May | Dinner **

6-9pm 30 May | Exhibition Opening

** Bring a dish or contribution!

Email so we can know you’re coming

Address: Sunbury House, 1 Andrews Road E8 4QL London

‘an abrupt sound made by closing the mouth then releasing a burst of breath’

AltMFA embark on their annual Guest Projects residency, turning the room into a working studio and project space for a week. With a processual approach, the group will create multiple ways in which notions of time impact on the construction and deconstruction of objects, languages and embodied relations around the title of the show ‘Plosives’.

Plosives, Definition: A plosive consonant is an abrupt sound made by closing the mouth then releasing a burst of breath. The plosive consonants in English are B, P, T and D; their effect, especially when used repeatedly is to create a verbal reflection of events, items or emotions which have a harsh feel, for example anger, a car crash or a gun. They are effective when used in poetry due to the increased intensity of focused language.

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20 Sep

We’d love to welcome you there!

11:30-12:30 Saturday 22nd Sept | REPRESENTATIVES artists & curator ‚Äės talk @ Latner Room, St Peter’s College. New Inn Hall Street, Oxford OX1 2DL.

REPRESENTATIVES is a group show with Brazilian women visual artists based in London that dialogue with the conference ‚ÄúWomen in Transition: Crossing Borders, Crossing Boundaries‚ÄĚ, organized by the Kings College, that aims to discuss gender representation, focused in feminine artists, visual arts, migration and multiculturalism.
Curated by Clara Rocha. Artists: Laís Pontes, Marcia Thompson, Maysa Stolz, Pauline Batista, Rubiane Maia, Sylvia Morgado, Tete de Alencar e Vanessa da Silva.

More info



14th Sept 17 Preview of “In Between”¬†

12 Sep

Favela Arts – Made in Brasil Boteco is launching its new exhibition space with the solo show “Sylvia Morgado – In Between”, opening this Thursday 14th of September (48 Chalk Farm Road NW1 8AJ).

The project is curated by Clara Rocha, who will run a couple of workshops in September. Check the invite below for more info.

We’d love to see you there!

Sat 7th Jan 17 INTERATIVOS creative workshop & exchange 

6 Jan

Happy 2017 to us all!!!

Kick of the year letting your creativity flow at INTERATIVOS creative workshop and exchange‬.

Among the proposed activities, this Saturday we’ll do a collective drawing and ¬†we’ll also work on old book pages.

‪7th Jan (11:00-15:00) @ The Create Place E2 9PJ ‬             FREE drop-in sessions

Troca-Troca Preview at the Stash Gallery

17 Dec

Obrigada! Thanks to everyone who attended our show. It was a delight to share the space with poet and artist Alice Hshieh. I hope you all enjoyed it!

We had a great time welcoming everyone and we hope to see you again soon!

For more pictures, please access:


Artists Sylvia Morgado (L) and Alice Hsieh


Sylvia Morgado with gallerist Sophie Parkins and DJ Amarall


“23 seconds”, by Sylvia Morgado
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Guests participation. “NO Regrets”(L) and “If I can’t remember it wasn’t me”

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“Stir me up” (L) and “Don’t forget who you are”

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Alice Hsieh’s video poems & books

“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.

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
+44 7753702910

EXHIBITION opens until 23r of Dec by appointment only

Alice Hsieh

Sylvia Morgado

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