< MORENO CASTELLANO
Born in the Island of Sardinia, graduated from University of Florence in 2003, Moreno Castellano is a multidisciplinary artist based in Mindelo, Cabo Verde. Between the island were he spent his childhood and the island were he chose to live, he experienced many different cities and cultures, always looking for anything able to conjugate human work and nature in a sustainable equilibrium.
His artwork, as his architecture, is entirely focused on exploring potentialities of several materials, using mixed media to shape at the same time matters and landscapes. In his subjects he explores social changes with sharpness and Irony.
ELOISA RAMOS >
Born in the Island of Santo Antão, Cabo Verde, graduated from University of Coimbra in 2002. She lived and worked on 3 different continents before deciding to open an architectural studio in Mindelo, Cabo Verde in 2004. Since then she has worked in different scale projects following the entire process of creation, from conception to building.
Her approach to architecture is direct, clear and simple. The shape of her buildings came from a clear and sensitive vision of the context, the material , the available technology in site. From few clear sketches she can conceive peaceful living architectures.