This animation is based on an experimental poem by Herberto Hélder de Oliveira, one of the most important living Portuguese poets. In it, Joana expresses Hélder's surreal world through her beautiful visual expression.
Born in May of 1970.
Got her degree in design industrial, followed by a post-graduation in the same area at the Glasgow School of Art/ Centro Português de Design. During this period she studied painting at the Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes de Lisboa and in 1992 interrupted her studies during one year, to perform animation studies at Tobistoon. Since this date, she never more stopped working in animation, collaborating with several studios and developing her own projects. Simultaniously, she works in illustration, theatre backgrounds, orientation of workshops for children and creation of sites for InterNet.
2006“Serão” produced by Gomtch-gomtch; 3’
2004“Guisado de galinha”; produced by Gomtch-gomtch; 4’
2005“Piu-Toc-Nham”; produced by Gomtch-gomtch; 10’’
2005“Menu”; produced by Gomtch-gomtch; 3’
2004“A Dama da Lapa”; produced by Zeppelin Filmes; 5’
1999“Cães, Marinheiros”. Produced by Filmógrafo; 7’