instant film installation

Thamesmead Xanadu Back in 2019 the demolition of Thamesmead 60s estate brutalist architecture started. Having moved in 2018 as part of a scheme partnership between Peabody and Bow Arts that provided low-cost accommodation for artists and creative practitioners we were well aware it was temporary. As soon the preparation for the phased demolition began, I started taking pictures, just around my residential area in Abbey ...


December 16, 2020


RA, painting by Romulo Goncalves

Heavy painting RA. The hedonistic joy of the unforeseen quality of materials. Play is in the menu! What's behind the surface? A moment of discovery? An idea..? or a simple reflection of a texture?? RA mixed media on canvas ...


November 11, 2020


treertile by Romulo Goncalves

One by one everyone has left autumn wind (Kobayashi Issa ...


September 23, 2020

Voice bodies

Corpos de voz by Romulo Goncalves

Technology is changing our environment to make us behave in a more robotic way. Growing surveillance and manipulation are slowly transforming the way we behave. We follow the directives and directions in our digital/technological dominated society; ‘click to agree’ and that is exactly what you do! You click. It is as if we obey without understanding what we’re getting ourselves into, we are behaving like ...


July 29, 2020

Walk gently

walk gently Drawing by Romulo Goncalves

"...those who walk gently on the earth ..." a dialogue of humility. A semi figurative drawing with fragmented line human figure. Essentially, a monochromatic image with an intense textural rhythm. The “human footprint” on the planet comes with an unnecessary heavy connotation.  To be fair this notion is a recent one. But this by itself isn’t an excuse or doesn’t inhibit our responsibility and compromise to ...


July 11, 2020


Breath, painting by Romulo Goncalves

Cities around the world have seen pollution levels plummet as people spend less time in vehicles, offices and factories and more time at home. So, take the chance to breathe properly while you can, because this unique moment in history will not ...