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    Sardine Contest Festas de Lisboa Sardines play an important role in Portuguese culture. Historically a people who depend heavily on the sea for… Read More
    Sardine Contest Festas de Lisboa Sardines play an important role in Portuguese culture. Historically a people who depend heavily on the sea for food and commerce, the Portuguese have a predilection for fish in their popular festivities. My concept was to create a sardine, using the Portuguese symbol Rooster of Barcelos.The legend tells the story of a dead rooster's miraculous intervention in proving the innocence of a man who had been falsely accused and sentenced to death. I wanted to to create something that would act as metaphor for the Portuguese economical crise by breaking one famous symbol(Truth/Politics) to create another(Festivities/Dependence). Read Less
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Sardine Contest Festas de Lisboa - 2012