I first met Vera in Bairro Alto about five years ago in one of her exhibits. Her portraits showed people from the inside out (stripped but not vulnerable), that natural and clear. This, to me, is Vera’s signature.
“Nick Suave” may be his stage name but he’s far from being a presumptuous rock star who is too full of himself, with the proverbial stick up where the sun doesn’t shine.
Cultural travel should be about the experience, the journey, what you take from it (and by “taking” I mean learning something along the way).