About

Halfstudio is a portuguese Lettering and Sign Painting studio established by Mariana Branco and Emanuel Barreira (b.1986) which covers various creative fields always with the Lettering being the central element.

Their visual language is characterized by the use of three-dimensional letters and dynamic layouts with striking messages and vibrant colours. In their murals and urban art interventions the message is always inspired by the community where the piece takes place.

The duo has been showcasing work in exhibitions and urban art festivals both in Portugal and internationally.

Halfstudio é um estúdio português de Lettering e Sign Painting criado por Mariana Branco e Emanuel Barreira (n.1986) que desenvolve projectos em várias áreas criativas tendo sempre o Lettering como elemento central.

A sua linguagem visual é caracterizada pela utilização de letras volumétricas e layouts dinâmicos com mensagens impactantes e cores vibrantes. Nos seus murais e intervenções de arte urbana a mensagem é sempre inspirada pela comunidade onde a obra se insere.

O duo tem apresentado o seu trabalho em exposições e festivais de arte urbana tanto em Portugal como internacionalmente.

Contact

info@halfstudio.net
+351 916 527 498

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Exhibitions & Festivals

MAU – Mostra de Arte Urbana/Street Art Festival (2018, Quinta do Anjo, PT)
ASALTO Festival Internacional de Arte Urbano (2018, Zaragoza, Spain)
BANDO Collective show — Pitoresco Festival Street Art (2018, Vila Real, PT)
100 Dolla Bills Y’all – Circus Network (2018, Porto, PT)
FEEDELITY – solo exhibition at Apaixonarte (2018, Lisboa, PT)
Tons de Primavera’ Street Art Festival (2018, Viseu, PT)
Lucky Art, Semana Criativa de Lisboa — CCP (2018, Lisboa, PT)
Poster Mostra (2017, Lisboa, PT)
Merc’art (2017, Lisboa,PT)
Festival Iminente by Vhils x Underdogs Gallery (2017, Oeiras,PT)
ESTAU Estarreja Arte Urbana (2017, Estarreja,PT)
Festival Iminente London by Vhils x Underdogs Gallery (2017, London, UK)
WOOL Festival (2017, Covilhã, PT)
Creative Jam 2017, Semana Criativa de Lisboa — CCP (2017, Lisboa, PT)
Festival Iminente by Vhils x Underdogs Gallery (2016, Oeiras, PT)
Merc’art (2016, Lisboa, PT)
Rebuliço (2016, Abrunheira, PT)
Agitágueda (2016, Águeda, PT)
Letters are what matters ’16 (Caldas da Rainha, PT)
Kruella d’Enfer x Halfstudio at Village Underground Lisboa (2016, Lisbon, PT)
Experimenta Design ’15 (Lisbon, PT)
Letters are what matters ’15 (Caldas da Rainha, PT)
Got it wrong – solo exhibition (2015, Cosmo Galeria, Barcelona)
Backyard (2014, Lisbon, PT)
PVS Showcard Show (2014, Massachusetts, USA)
ICY Caps (2013, San Jose, USA)

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