Looking back at the last three years of
school, I can now understand what was meant by my first-year teachers
when they said we should learn to give importance to our work
processes, as these would become what makes us ourselves.
As a witness of what has been happening
at ESAD Matosinhos, I would like to let all future students know that
they should listen to this advice, that they should make it their
motto, whilst taking the most out of their learning experience. In no
other place will they have as much space to develop their skills, in
no other place will they be given as much attention, in no other
place will they have such amazing clients as are their teachers.
Being so, art school should be seen as
a stage, as a potential rocket launcher. Students should choose who
they want to be and explore their own strengths, taking what is
uniquely theirs a step forward by not being affraid to show who they
are, or what their true colours look like.
Wear a mask of yourself. It is you.