Blaya — exclusive interview

Blaya — exclusive interview

She possesses a sparkle and charisma found only in the best performers. And if you want it, Blaya, the singer of Portuguese band Buraka Som Sistema, is ready to teach you the frenetic dance moves that became her trademark. Blaya is stylish, energetic and down-to-earth. And she’s made a name for herself because of it, both on stage and off. Ah! And she moves her rear and hips quite unlike…

Mente 01 already available!

Mente 01 already available!

Mente 01 is already available for free download. Find it Apple App Store at this link: Mente 01 + Photo: Vasco Colombo (assisted by Raquel Porto / Marta Rocha); Model: Cheyenne (Central Models); Hair + Makeup: Alex Me; Production — Mente magazine / +2 designers

Mente on Instagram!

Mente on Instagram!

Follow Mente at Instagram and find previously unpublished photos. www.instagram.com/mentemagazine

The fifteen seconds of Sofia — Making of

The fifteen seconds of Sofia — Making of

Immobilized by a medieval-looking contraption attached to the back of her head, model Carla Sofia sits perfectly still as the photographer counts aloud to fifteen. The scene belongs to the 18th century and the early days of photography, but the fact that it is actually taking place in 2014 has little impact on the ritual;” Sneak peek at the shooting of “The fifteen seconds of Sofia’, a fashion feature created…

Dressing a brave new world

Dressing a brave new world

“After woking for so long for fashion industry, I realized that fashion became a huge money-making machine where new and interesting ideas don’t seem to have place anymore.” With this idea as a starting point, Portuguese stylist and fashion producer Paulo Gomes created the brand Manifesto Moda, a clothing line that, in collaboration with research centers and universities, is using intelligent fabrics. In Mente #1 Paulo talks about Manifesto, how…

Sneak Peek 2

Sneak Peek 2

Looking up to the sky while walking through the streets of Tokyo, is always a chance to find some more new drawings formed by the thousands and thousands of power lines visible all over the place, adding a touch of geometric chaos to the city. This was one of our inspirations for the cover of Mente#1. + Photo: Vasco Colombo (assisted by Raquel Porto / Marta Rocha); Model: Cheyenne (Central Models); Hair + Makeup: Alex Me; Production — Mente magazine…

A sneak peek at Mente#1 cover

A sneak peek at Mente#1 cover

Working on the final editing of Mente#1 cover. For the shooting we brought model Cheyenne, from Central models, and graphic inspiration from photography, fashion, comics and the amazing chaos of power lines on the streets of Tokyo.  

Tim Etchells — Artist of the city 2014

Tim Etchells — Artist of the city 2014

I think the way that I tend to work (…) is about wanting to open a frame for thinking for other people and about wanting them to do that work of thinking themselves.”   Culminating Artist of the City biennial 2014, in Lisbon, an intensive programme of performances and installations by Tim Etchells, Forced Entertainment and guests, will be presented from November 8 until 15 at Teatro São Luiz and Teatro…

Mente #1 cover shoot

Mente #1 cover shoot

Model Cheyenne from Central Models will be on the cover of Mente #1. We will be posting the making of the shoot on the next few days. Check it out! + Photo: Vasco Colombo (assisted by Raquel Porto / Marta Rocha); Model: Cheyenne (Central Models); Hair + Makeup: Alex Me; Production — Mente magazine / +2 designers

Antónia Rosa’s film project

Antónia Rosa’s film project

Silent Steps in Empty Rooms — um projecto da maquilhadora Antónia Rosa realizado por Vasco Colombo será exibido durante a Moda Lisboa / Legacy na galeria dos Paços do Concelho.  ¶  Silent Steps in Empty Rooms — A film project created for Mente magazine by make up artist Antónia Rosa and directed by Vasco Colombo, will be shown during Moda Lisboa (Lisbon fashion week).