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Autumn in The Loire Valley

Autumn in The Loire Valley

- Brief Passage  (passage originally written in Portuguese) The summer went away, barely bringing warmth and joy, the summer went away, without looking back, let the doors open for melancholy and sadness to settle. Autumn has arrived, temporary as expected, surprised the heart with hope and affection and let the sadness drain away. Intense autumn,(…)

Eduardo Kobra – video portrait

Eduardo Kobra – video portrait

While visiting Brazil, early this year, I got the chance to interview the muralist and street-artist Eduardo Kobra at his new studio at Vila Madalena. Kobra is one of the brazilian artist, who is transforming the under-construction and gray city of Sao Paulo in a more colourful and vibrant place to live. Kobra started with(…)

Midnight in Paris by bike

Midnight in Paris by bike

Today I won’t talk about street-art. Ops, I mean, not about street-art in the concept of urban art, illegal and transgressor. However, if we can expound the world in the literary sense (art on the street), yes, we can consider this post related to street-art. After all, Paris is art in each street, each corner,(…)

Once upon a time Paris was blue…

Once upon a time Paris was blue…

  “Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true” - Lyman Frank Baum August, 21st 2013. Sunny and bright day. At different hours, Montebelo/Surfrider members and artists start to arrive in Paris. Vienna at 4pm, Frankfurt at 9pm, Stuttgart at 11pm and Hossegor at midnight. Beside the team who was already in Paris, we all have one goal together(…)

Berlin: The meeting of fashion and urban art

Berlin: The meeting of fashion and urban art

After a hot Saturday night in Paris, I took a car-sharing towards Berlin. Even with a long, tiresome trip (1000 km) on the road, it was completely worthy to arrive there late on Sunday night and see the East Side Gallery  as the first thing, the 1.3 km-long section of Berlin wall, with 105 paintings(…)