Pessoa's Village

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Pessoa's Village

  • LOCATION: Largo de São Carlos

4th floor of number 3 in “Largo de São Carlos”. Over a sea of roof tiles the river Tagus can be seen in the horizon and echoes of the bells of the Igreja dos Mártires (Martyrs church) can be heard. Some musicians, their music cases on their shoulders can be seen walking fast towards their repetions, the opening will be soon. We are in the “village” of Fernando Pessoa, the “Largo de São Carlos”.
Taking up some of the narratives of the history of the Largo de São Carlos, we propose an attentive look and the creation of a series ( sequencial or not) of sketches where we'll explore some tecniques of observation and representation. The aim is is to register moments of this space so that they become eternal in the sketchbooks.

4º andar do nº 3 do Largo de São Carlos. No horizonte, entre o mosaico de telhados sobrepostos avista-se o Tejo, e chegam ecos das badaladas da Igreja dos Mártires. Alguns músicos, de estojo ao ombro passam apressados para os ensaios da estreia que se anuncia para breve. Estamos na "Aldeia" de Fernando Pessoa, o Largo de São Carlos.
A partir de algumas histórias da história do Largo de S. Carlos, propomos uma observação atenta e a criação de uma série (sequencial ou não) de sketches onde se explorem algumas técnicas de observação e representação. O objectivo é registar momentos deste espaço, eternizando-os no diário gráfico.

Top sketch by Luís Ança, bottom sketch by Catarina França