To be an artist, is to escape, into our own reality, sometimes filled with color, other times black and white, to make a risk, a leap of faith on a paper, pretending the world, in that piece, it's your creation, imagination, talking to yourself, on the road of one direction, making, the north to become … Continue reading Artist I
In Aveiro, Portugal, there are some striped colorful houses in Costa Nova. They are known as "palheiros" which means haystack. They were used by the fishermen that lived in this typical village to store their fishing nets. Today, this "palheiros" have been restored and brought their beautiful colors back the same you can find in "moliceiros" the boats … Continue reading Photography – Costa Nova, Aveiro, Portugal
Dates 1873. In portuguese Arco da Rua Augusta, was build to commemorate the city reconstruction after a huge earthquake in 1755. Has six columns and is adorned with statues of historical figures. On front the space is filled with the coat arms of Portugal. On the left the statue of Vasco da Gama and indented Marquês de … Continue reading Photography – Rua Augusta Arch, Lisbon
Extraordinary in act, ordinary in fact. Creation, beauty, imagination. Suppress, the obvious. Make a quest, never stay rest, this is not a test. - Irina Marques
I know Where you stand Silent In the trees And that’s Where I am Silent In the trees Why won’t you speak? Where I happen to be Silent In the trees Standing cowardly I can feel your breath I can feel my death I want to know you I want to see I want to … Continue reading Speak
At this moment I feel adrift, the earth as movement, at every step, I feel lost by gravity, my lungs inspire, and it's heavy, there's no place to fall, like this, I just feel adrift, in an empty space, a vacuum a vortex, out of the blue. This place, a museum or library, I can … Continue reading Mourning
Where is the point? The dreamcatcher, chase, of the dream maker, and, all way around, to a point, producing... Dreams. Photography: Monastir, Tower of Mausoleum of Habib Bouguiba, September 2018, by Irina Marques.
Focus is that moment between the all and the dissipation. It takes a huge amout of energy.