The last days of Tua

A large dam is under construction in Portugal's Alto Douro Wine Region UNESCO World Heritage site. Local movements call to stop the dam and safeguard this patrimony #‎savetua‬ #savetua http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzWtNFZsX2c Very soon, hundreds of hectares of farmland, one of Europe’s finest rivers for mountain and white water sports and one of the continent’s oldest railway lines will … Continue reading The last days of Tua

The revolution of the butt-naked in Pedro Costa’s ‘Cavalo Dinheiro’

Costa's latest film explores the unpleasant space of nothingness. Is there anything left of the revolutionary left? Pedro Costa’s latest work, Cavalo Dinheiro, is an artistic film full of photographic images and theatrical gestures. Often, the slowness and quietness of the camera is almost unbearable. Academics like the French philosopher Jacques Rancière admire Costa’s films. … Continue reading The revolution of the butt-naked in Pedro Costa’s ‘Cavalo Dinheiro’