Products tagged with 'Sardines'
Madonna, always young, so girlie, the queen of pop, and always in Vogue. Global stardom was not enough for her, and that’s why now queen of Lisbon and of the smokiest sardines. Madonna is a top sardine, irreverent, sexy, sparkling, and she is now part of Portugal and what this country has to offer the world. Madonna or a good sardine – why not both in one?
Maria Amor represents Portuguese women throughout history: The wives of the fishermen who wait for their men the whole night long, the women waiting for their soldiers, the mothers, and saudade, who only those who love can feel.
This sardine dwells in a sea of calm waters, but with troubled shores. Troubled between life and death, between dreams and nightmares.
A sassy Sardine Bride that celebrates and honours the Brides of Saint
Anthony, the “Matchmaker Saint” of Lisbon popular tradition.
Sardine! The Queen!
To promote the Sardine to Queen, giving her power and sovereignty, was
one of the goals. Of hearts, because the heart is symbolically associated with
love; in this case, for a city that smells of basil and is kissed by the Tagus.
Portugal receives the sardine directly from the sea. In many parts of the world we’ve known them by opening the can and finding, as a graphite pencil box, an ordered queue of sardines… I had always the feeling that if I opened a sardine, I would find something else inside.
Animals are beautiful natural mechanisms, and Man should serve them and
be grateful to them. As a tribute, the illustration is a machine created by
Man and inspired by the sardine itself. A kind of hospital for fish in danger!