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The Making of “Hero”

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The making of “Hero,” a drawing of my dad composed entirely out of 3.2 million ink dots.

Directed, Filmed, Edited and Drawn by Miguel Endara

Limited Edition prints now available at miguelendara.com/prints/hero
Twitter: twitter.com/miguelendara
Facebook: facebook.com/artbymiguelendara

Music by Bonobo – Noctuary

Song written by Simon Green, published by Just Isn’t Music
(P) Ninja Tune 2003. Licensed courtesy of Ninja Tune – ninjatune.net
Song Download: bit.ly/rubVeD

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I Create Ceramic Tile Illusions On Electrical Boxes And Buildings To Remind People Of Portuguese History

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Back in 2008, I had the chance to do a project in my hometown of Cascais,  a 650 years old village near Lisbon. I really wanted to do something that would define its history and that would also identify myself as a Portuguese.

At that time, I was working as a freelance illustrator (as I am still today) so I thought I could use my weird illustration universe, forming a Portuguese tile pattern. Visually, the result turned out really good so I felt this was something I needed to explore.

I think that nowadays it’s important for us, as citizens of a fast pacing and technological advanced world, to think about what our traditions mean to us and how can they can be preserved.

Growing up in Portugal I’ve seen these tile panels all my life, inside and outside the buildings.

Photos were taken by Add Fuel, Rui Gaiola and Lara Seixo Rodrigues.

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