Hyphae are the cell filaments that create the mycelium, the vegetative part of a fungus. They grow and subdivide in all directions in search of nutrients needed for its development.
After building a very detailed and realistic scenery, I hired 27 actors who painstakingly rehearsed and staged this complex narrative telling the story of a group of people that go to a place to look.
I was invited by Salão de Beleza Bela to make a contribution to their Banality Show in Bela TV. The challenge: to make a video telling a story as uneventful as possible.
At first sight you see only white noise. But under the right circumstances, more is revealed.
The maestro is forced to move in a way he never intended to and in this way creates music he never wished for.
Poupe-nos is a small 30” clip made just for fun to participate in a SIC television network contest about environment awareness.
Self-portrait is an installation which consists of a large flat screen placed in a horizontal position and framed inside a box in a way that the screen becomes square. Placed in this way, I look up to the viewers who, in their turn, look down on me.
In Portuguese the word “foca” is the imperative tense of the verb to focus. It also refers to the animal seal. This video explores that coincidence.
I was asked to make a trailer on myself. I made this video in which, using a video projector, I projected the french trailer of Sergio Leone’s The Good, The Bad and The Ugly directly on myself.
The audio piece «Emoções» (Emotions) is the result of a Workshop with Hugo Brito in ArCo. I started by filming footage of 4 drawings and then it evolved from there.