Curated by Babled Studio and Passa Ao Futuro
Craftsmanship ● Design ● Sustainability ● Well-being
We are an open to the public platform, that hosts discussions, exchanges and collaborations in creative fields, focusing around the topics of craftsmanship, design, sustainability and well-being. Events curated by Babled Studio and Passa Ao Futuro are open to the public and aim to build an engaged community, ready to collaborate and share ideas.


May 22, 2021

With the participation of the artisan Manuel Ferreira, MACHEIA proposed a practical workshop to create bunho pieces and incite a joint investigation about the Portuguese technique, currently facing extinction. Coordinated by Passa Ao Futuro.

MACHEIA Manuel Ferreira

November 26, 2020

Aiming to open people to a new perspective on natural dyeing, Tamara Bigot from Distinto Lisboa leads a practical workshop on how to use food waste, like avocado, onions skins and turmeric, to tie & dye on silk and cotton.

Distinto Lisboa

September 22, 2020

The third practical workshop from the “Regenerative Eating” series led by Valentina Amaral from Embodied Food. Learning to make artisanal miso, an ancient fermentation method, and understanding koji as a portal to exciting flavour and increased vitality.

Embodied Food

August 12, 2020

The second practical workshop from the “Regenerative Eating” series led by Valentina Amaral from Embodied Food and Ana Jungen from Fiz Kombucha. Learning to make non-alcoholic fizzy probiotic drinks — a short introduction to the fermentation culture, its regenerative power and its potential to amplify our ecological awareness.

Embodied Food Fiz Kombucha

July 15, 2020

The first practical workshop from the “Regenerative Eating” series led by Valentina Amaral from Embodied Food. A short introduction to fermentation and how it relates to the microbiome and regenerative eating.

Embodied Food

September 26, 2019

A proactive discussion about what happened to Portuguese design that acts as an instigator for positive change, mediated by Marco Sousa Santos. The joining designers are Célia Esteves, Manuel Netto and Toni Grilo.

Marco Sousa Santos Célia Esteves Manuel Netto Toni Grilo

June 29, 2019

Screening of short movies, part of the Arquiteturas Film Festival program, on the theme of the 7th edition — "Human Nature". Presented by the director of the Festival, Sofia Mourato.

Arquiteturas Film Festival Human Nature Sofia Mourato

May 9, 2019

Round-table between Joaquin Karcher, Alina Jeronimo and Paulo Carneiro on the issues of sustainable architecture, presented by Fatima Durkee. As the debate about climate change is shifting, architects are being called on to provide solutions on how to build a sustainable world for present and future generations.

Joaquin Karcher Alice Jeronimo Paulo Carneiro

April 23, 2019

Round-table between Helena Ambrósio, Emmanuel Babled and Bernardo Gaeiras on the intersection of technology and craft, asking the question of how can technology facilitate the design and creation process within the context of craftsmanship as an invisible tool.

Helena Ambrósio Emmanuel Babled Bernardo Gaeiras

April 3, 2019

Screening of the documentary "Burning the Future: Coal in America", presented by the director David Novack and followed by Q&A.

Burning the Future: Coal in America David Novack

February 27, 2019

Screening of the film “The Light Bulb Conspiracy“, directed by Cosima Dannoritzer, introduced by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance. Followed by a Q&A with the director via Skype and an open debate on the issues presented by the film.

The Light Bulb Conspiracy Cosima Dannoritzer Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance

January 25, 2019

Screening of the film “The Forgotten Space” by Allan Sekula, presented by the curator Emília Tavares and Rita Sá Marques. Debate to follow, on globalisation and its social and economical implications on contemporary society.

Emília Tavares Rita Sá Marques

December 13, 2018

Screening of the film "Manufactured Landscapes", a documentary about the work of the Canadian photographer and visual artist Edward Burtynsky. It consists of a reflection on the impact of industrialisation on landscape and the environment. Introduction by Fatima Durkee, followed by debate.

Edward Burtynsky