Luis Gustavo Martins is going to have some of his travel photographs exhibited at Regency Art Hotel lobby gallery in an event organized by YunYi Arts & Culture. During Luis Gustavo Martins’ several voyages around the world (mainly in the scope of his travels for teaching and conferences, as a researcher and as an academic), he likes to experience and capture the atmosphere of the places he visits and the charisma of the people he meets (usually total strangers), as a way to feel and assimilate his impression on different cultures, traditions, history, architecture and ways of living.
Being an enthusiast of technology, Martins always tries to explore new ways to take advantage of technology as a novel creative tool and medium. As a result, he started using his “always in the pocket” smartphone as a convenient lens through which he was able to register his personal and subjective view on the world around him, coming to grips with the smartphone’s inherent image and sound limitations, taking them as a creative opportunity, instead of an obstacle.
Traveling most of the times alone, he started sharing with family and friends the images of his voyages, in an attempt to let them experience vicariously his feelings and subjective impressions, while at the same time making him feel a little bit more accompanied in his journeys alone and away from home.
This exhibition presents a selection of images of some of these journeys. The exhibition is open to the public from 10:00am–8:00pm daily.
When: October 30–November 18, 2018
Where: Lobby gallery, Regency Art Hotel, 2 Estrada Almirante Marques Esparteiro, Taipa
How much: Free entrance