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Thai faces and landscapes

VARIOUS FACETS of Thailand through the photographs of José Pinto Ribeiro and Miguel Valle de Figueiredo are currently on display at Lisbon’s Orient Foundation Museum.

The work of the two photographers represents the fascination both share for travelling and photography.

José Pinto Ribeiro, from Caldas da Rainha, created market-leading information technology company Portus before sailing around the world for five years in the 1990s and then dedicating himself to photography with exhibitions in the Water Museum and Cascais Cultural Centre, among others.

Miguel Valle de Figueiredo, a professional photographer since 1986, founded the travel magazine Volta ao Mundo where he has been director of photography since 2004, having completed hundreds of photo reports in 50 countries and won the Fuji-European Press Award.

What: ‘Thailand – Faces and Landscapes’

Where: Museum of Oriente, Avenida Brasília, Doca de Alcântara (North)

When: Daily (except Tuesdays) until the end of December, from 10am-6pm (Fridays 10am-10pm)

Entry is free