november 2007

guest author
Jan von Holleben
Dreams of Flying
Jan Von Holleben
I want to question and challenge traditional views on childhood and how a child defines its own being. All images are produced in collaboration with the kids from my neighbourhood.

I look at my ideas through the eyes of my inner child... and also through the eyes of the matured child in memory to those times when I didn't know what childhood was all about!

My childhood was very adventurous and not always easy yet well protected. I guess that I very much enjoyed being a child and was also very much aware of that. These experiences nurture my work. [...] [see exhibition]

jodua, Portugal
The winning photo is from jodua, Portugal. Congratulations. [see exhibition]

Results for October 2007

Faith is the same that belief or trust, generally for emotional matters; for some general or personal motive, for some specific reason or without any defined reason, or physical evidences.

One can have faith in a person as much as in an inanimate object, an ideology, a philosophical thought, a system, a set of rules, a belief, proposals or dogmas of a specific religion.

Show us moments of faith.

subject for november contest
Smile is not the same than laugh. Laugh is something that bursts in a boom, smile, on the contrary, is quiet. While laugh is extroversion, smile unmasks delicately the interior from the one who smiles.

Shows us photos with smiles :)

Results will show on the next newsletter and be published on the site.

See the rules to participate. [see rules]

individual exhibitions
Stefano Levi
Young Boxers
Stefano Levi

When I finally found the "Boxeo Raphael Trejo" in Havana, I was just in time for the competition. The young boxers, just started warming-up exercises under the supervision of the trainers, and a athmosphere of excitement in the air was filling the couryard where the old ring, full of patches and reparations would see the young fighers compete against each other.

Cuba has a long history of Boxing and these young athletes train with the hope of participating one day in the olypic games. The gym's head coach, Alberto Gonzales was National champion already five times. [see exhibition]

photo agenda
Suggestions in Portugal


[>] Arte Lisboa - Feira de Arte Contemporânea
Feira Internacional de Lisboa, Parque das Nações, Lisboa
7-12 Nov

[>] Zarin - Shirin Neshat
Galeria Filomena Soares, R. da Manutenção 80 (Xabregas), Lisboa
until 23 Nov
[>] Festival Internacional de Fotografia de Estremoz 2007
until 10 Nov

[>] Tuberaria Major, Roberto Santadreu & Carlos Mota Oliveira
Palácio da Galeria, Tavira
until 17 Nov

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