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The shadow

The shadow

Close to the angel

Close to the angel

Porto, 2014

Porto, 2014

Thinking on a title for this picture, I’ve noticed the phonetic similarity between the words Maya (Sanskrit), malla (Spanish, meaning ‘mesh’) and how the Portuguese language preserved in teia (‘web’) those vowels. These words share a semantic área: the mesh, the network, the web, but also share these vowels, a-i-a, e-i-a, which are pronounced alltogether in a voice blow and have the effect of something that expands to some extent to retract again, so we become trapped. Maya, ‘midwife’, was the mother of Hermes, who managed to escape to his care. Obviously, this is nothing more than a poetic disquisition…
Porto, 2014

Thinking on a title for this picture, I’ve noticed the phonetic similarity between the words Maya (Sanskrit), malla (Spanish, meaning ‘mesh’) and how the Portuguese language preserved in teia (‘web’) those vowels. These words share a semantic área: the mesh, the network, the web, but also share these vowels, a-i-a, e-i-a, which are pronounced alltogether in a voice blow and have the effect of something that expands to some extent to retract again, so we become trapped. Maya, ‘midwife’, was the mother of Hermes, who managed to escape to his care. Obviously, this is nothing more than a poetic disquisition…

Porto, 2014

Funicular Dos Guindais
Porto 2014

Funicular Dos Guindais

Porto 2014

New additions

Crystals for a safe look
Porto, 2014

Crystals for a safe look

Porto, 2014

… and a thousand words
Porto, 2014

… and a thousand words

Porto, 2014

Wedding photo-story
Porto, 2014

Wedding photo-story

Porto, 2014

Porto Night View, 2014

Porto Night View, 2014

"my father is a terrorist"
Porto, 2014

"my father is a terrorist"

Porto, 2014

Closed for business
Porto, 2014

Closed for business

Porto, 2014

Molly

Molly

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