For the past five years, artist Margaret Ross Tolbert has been traveling to southern Turkey to the site of ancient Lycia, an autochthonous culture with roots in the Bronze Age, later Hellenized, and eventually controlled by the Romans.
While filming, Pedro Costa met people there who led him to Fontainhas, a now-vanished slum on the outskirts of Lisbon where many Cape Verdean immigrants used to live. Even as it was being torn down, this place became the location and actual subject of Costa’s future projects.
These photos were taken between 2008 and 2012. I selected photos of paintings, of drawings, of notebooks—informal curations.
This First Proof contains a portfolio of three sketchbook pages of José Antonio Suárez Londoño.