IS SUBVERSION THE NEW LANGUAGE?
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Tiago Manaia studied at Conservatoire National Supérieur D'Art Dramatique, and worked as an actor with Christophe Honoré. Back in Lisbon, he under Luis Miguel Cintra, in Teatro da Cornucópia. In 2008 he started to write texts about music, society, art and fashion for a fanzine published by Lux Frágil. After that, he collaborated with Público, Revista L+Arte, Obscena e Vogue Portugal. During the last few years, his articles have been published by Máxima, where he interviewed writers like Leila Slimani, Vanessa Spingora and Dulce Maria Cardoso about themes related to gender equality and the #MeToo movement. He also collaborates with Atlhetica Mag magazine, in France....
Damara graduated (MA) in Fashion Media Practice and Criticism at the London College of Fashion University of Arts, in 2019. She won the Kering Award 2019 prize, followed by a three months internship with Gucci’s Social Media Team in Milan, Italy. She also exhibited BA project “Plethora, AR Garments" at the Somerset House as part of the Digital Edged 2019. Recently, Damara collaborated with VR designer SUTU on a first-of-its-kind immersive Fashion Show, "Fabric of Reality", produced in collaboration with the Fashion Innovation Agency, Kaleidoscope and Verizon Media. In recent practice, she uses Extended-Reality and Immersive Fashion to challenge innovation within the areas of new-media and communication, retail spaces, sustainability and design. ...
Isa Toledo is an artist born in São Paulo, Brazil, living and working in Lisbon. Isa's video work has been mainly shared online, and her first solo show of text work was exhibited at Galeria Miguel Nabinho, Lisbon, in 2020. In 2015 she co-founded ButchCamp with graphic designer Rosen Eveleigh, a research project centered on contemporary camp aesthetics....