Wild Spotlight: Filipa Silva 

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WS: Tell us a little about yourself and what's led you to your choice of or pursuing photography? 

Filipa Silva: I have always been connected to the arts since a very young age. At 21, I finished my studies in fashion and textile design and since then I've felt the necessity to express myself in other artistic ways. , one of them being photography. I watched a video documentary by Annie Leibovitz, "Life Through a Lens" and that was definitely one of the first things that inspired me to explore photography. 

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WS: If you had to describe your work in three words, what would they be? 

FS: Diversified, emotional and observant. 

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WS: What do you hope that people will take from your work?

FS: I want to create some kind of emotion when people see my works. I do not want people to ignore my images. I want them to stop for a moment and feel some sort of emotion. We are humans, right? We should feel something. 

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WS: What does wild mean to you?

FS: Wild for me is to be outside of the box. To be out of the normal and let emotions flow.

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About the Artist 

 

Filipa Silva finished her studies in fashion and textile design in 2009. Since then she's found herself exploring photography and illustration as a way to find and lose herself. Her goal in life is to grow as an artist as much as a person. See updates on Filipa here and be sure to check out more of her work

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