Lisbon. Estrela. CemitĂ©rio dos Prazeres.

CemitĂ©rio dos Prazeres is the largest cementery in Lisbon, built in 1833 after a cholera outbreak. It’s located on the west side of Lisbon right at the final stop “Prazeres” of tram No. 28. Famous Poet Fernando Pessoa was buried there as well as Fado singer Amalia Rodrigues, before their mortal remains were transferred to the Mosteiro dos… Read More Lisbon. Estrela. CemitĂ©rio dos Prazeres.

Lisbon. Visiting Joana Vasconcelos’ floating artwork “Trafaria Praia”.

Since April the floating artwork “Trafaria Praia” by portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos is docked at Ribeira das Naus. The boat which was originally made for the Biennale in Venice, Italy in 2013 to serve as the portuguese pavilion, is now back in Lisbon cruising the river. On the outside Joana Vasconcelos decorated the old Lisbon ferry, called… Read More Lisbon. Visiting Joana Vasconcelos’ floating artwork “Trafaria Praia”.

Lisbon. The Vhils exhibit “Dissecção/Dissection” at the Museum of Electricity.

Portuguese street Artist Alexandre Farto aka Vhils is well known for his large works of faces carved into walls. I came across his art twice before: in Berlin and in Venice Beach. Since July the Fundacao edp is showing his artworks at the Museu da Electricidade in Lisbons neighborhood BelĂ©m. The exhibit – titled “Dissecção/Dissection”- runs until 5th… Read More Lisbon. The Vhils exhibit “Dissecção/Dissection” at the Museum of Electricity.