Interviews

Category: Interviews

Hear from the people that make Lisbon jive.


Capitão Fausto at Super Bock Em Stock

The Metronome to the Music: An Interview with Paulo Ventura of Metronomo

January 14, 2019

Paulo Ventura of Metronomo Management was acting stage manager of Coliseu for the weekend of Super Bock em Stock (previously Mexefest), and I managed to catch him in between soundchecks for a chat about the music industry in Portugal and his own journey.

Read more

Let’s Have A Word #5: Maja Milinković

January 8, 2019

“Let’s Have a Word” is David Soares‘s attempt to make the Lisbon scene spill the beans. Fado is often an acquired taste, even for a Portuguese person. It needs to mature a while before the familiarity of the sung language and the warm, crystallized sound of the strings end up striking a chord (literally). This […]

Read more

Food, Kittens, and Cuteness: Q & A with Abacaxi Lab

November 30, 2018

The duo behind Abacaxi Lab are two fabulous ladies: Aleksandra “Laura” Schedler and Vanda Aragão. As brave and colorful as their art, they talked with Atlas just before the opening of their first exhibition, sharing stories about their travels, inspirations, and hopes for the future. Let’s start at the beginning. What’s the origin story of […]

Read more

Lisbon Between the Lines: An Interview With Hauke Vagt of Atelier 49

November 15, 2018

From mechanical steampunk bacalhau to runaway trams, Atelier 49 puts out a steady stream of art work. This quirky duo has a little something for everyone, but it certainly hasn’t been easy to get here.

Read more

Let’s Have A Word #4: Will Samson

November 12, 2018

“Let’s Have a Word” is David Soares‘s attempt to make the Lisbon scene spill the beans. I first met Will Samson in 2016, when he had just snuck into the dark of a cinema theatre, to take a seat on the same row I was sitting, along with friends we have in common. The film […]

Read more

Adamastor_no_alto_de_Santa_Catarin_Lisboa Lisbon

The Fight for Miradouro de Santa Catarina

November 6, 2018

Whether you’re a Lisbon local or are just visiting, you’ve probably gone to Miradouro de Santa Catarina and asked yourself, “What the hell happened to Adamastor?” Well, this is what’s happened…

Read more

Painting Quinta das Águias: A Q&A With Sooma

November 5, 2018

A graphic designer by trade, Sooma has turned the forgotten ruins of Quinta das Aguias into his own private art gallery and talks to Atlas about what the beautiful palace could become. As in, not another hotel…

Read more

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close