A meter or a matter of point of view

Elizabeth Leite was born in Caracas, Venezuela, on January 21st 1982 and has resided in Oliveira de Azeméis, Portugal, since 1989. In 2005 she finished her university degree in Painting in ARCA | EUAC (Escola Universitária das Artes de Coimbra) and in 2006 she attended a Master’s Degree in Aesthetic Communication in the same institution,… Continue reading


A SECOND LATER suggests the time of the missed opportunity, the break between the act and the contact. In the most common apprehension of the artistic disciplines’ domain, drawing and illustration (ignoring the primitivism of Art as a narrative of daily life and heroes perpetuation) appear to us, not rarely, as the before or parallel… Continue reading

Photography in Art

A year ago, we thought of photography as matter that we knew needed to be elevated. The characteristic restlessness of photographic practices matched with the audacity that invaded us when having the gallery shairart dst as a blank space. A continuous action between talent search and encounter returned got us back to the original exhibition’s… Continue reading

o/accidental T-E-R-R-I-T-O-R-I-E-S

The reader will consent me the linguistic derivation and the appropriation of a neofuturistic plastic tendency to use the word as image, in the poetic bridge with the political message of this exhibition, one more, at gallery shairart dst (Braga), which is intended as a starting point, not so much for judgments of art criticism,… Continue reading


The fable, in the true sense of the word, is what deserves to be said. For a long time, in Western society, everyday life could only have access to the discourse when crossed and transfigured by the fabulous; it had to be withdrawn out of itself by heroism, feat, adventures, providence, and grace, and eventually… Continue reading


The international collective exhibition that we now present at gallery shairart dst is made up of artists who explore the theme of the body and everyday life, in languages ranging from neoexpressionism, Anglo-Saxon roots, to hyper-realism, a growing trend of the 21st century and the roaming between cosmopolitan context – due to its solitude and… Continue reading

PRESENT VIEW by Filipe Rodrigues

Filipe Rodrigues (1978) was born in Vila Nova de Gaia, where he lives and works. He graduated in Fine Arts – Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto (FBAUP) in 2002 and obtained a Master’s Degree in Visual Arts from the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University… Continue reading