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Founder of NLR – Nice Like Rice, Just Shake and Cosmic Disco, Steven has been running some the UK’s most creative parties for over 6 years. Now based in Lisbon, Steven is running the arts studio, music venue and creative hub in East Lisbon, Arroz Estúdios. Being a collector for over 10 years his DJ sets regularly cross between house and techno with a vast mixture of drum patterns. DJ profile + Just Shake


DJ duo and co-founders of TRAFKA. in Arroz Estúdios. The palpable enthusiasm for music is a pleasure to witness, both coming from psychedelic rock backgrounds, the duo describe their DJ style as Post Punk / EBM / Industrial * techno having strong ties with German music but also never forgetting those who enjoy dancing to the beats of the years 70/80’s. Curators of the Blue Tuesday at Arroz Estúdios. @digitvlblvck + Mixcloud


The band has hosted wonderful Live Jams in our space. At the moment they are preparing the release of a new album, scheduled for the end of 2021. The members are from Algarve and Alentejo and state that: “The South region is so wide when compared to Lisbon and its outskirts. The distances are quite big between relevant cities/places so we end up having a lot of music makers that relate to us in different places.”

Bandcamp + Facebook + @_mazarin + Monsterjinx + Spotify


Lisbon/ London based Danish Creative Producer and cultural commons researcher, working across cultural event organising and programming, live music performance coordinating, advancing, artists liaison etc Inspired by DIY culture, inventive literature, music and cross disciplinary art projects, which utilise their cultural platform for social change and pushing boundaries.


Sound engineers / DJs / producers. Ten is a number that unites Paulo Lopes and Pedro Gonçalves. After a long period of experimenting with sound, the two longtime friends launch their newest project TEN YEARS SOBER – a creation of sober content , engaging rhythms, crooked lines and complex harmonies combining Paulo’s experience and mix quality and Pedro’s fresh ideas and performance skills. X Years Sober + Pedro + Dope 


French graphic designer and Illustrator with a visual communication and branding background, she is part of the Arroz Estúdios communication team since the conception. In her spare time she likes to sketch real-time events, scenarios and regularly makes small books and fanzines for clients and friends.


Francesco Paolo Giunta aka Ramen Yung is a painter, illustrator and visual artist from Sicily, Italy. Studying fine art at Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome, Francesco has been creating installations and canvases for over 10 years in London, Florence and now Lisboa. Often using painted masking tape as a medium, Francesco’s work is a critical approach to conventional art processes using an intricate layering technique to convey his surrounding environment with a heavy emphasis on the artistic process.



Originally from Paris, Karl is a Lisbon/London based composer/computer scientist with interests in electronic music, A. I. and Blockchain technologies. He started his music career with the Parisian rock band Tanger, collaborated with the Master Musicians of Jajouka, Choreographer Meg Stuart and festival line ups with the likes of David Bowie, Jeff Mills, Massive Attack and the Wu Tang. He is currently working on a PhD in A.I. , producing music for film/video and working with Arroz and Near Protocol. Bandcamp


Sound System owner / engineer / DJ Facebook


The movie nights are curated by Arroz resident videographer
Daniele Grosso. His aim is to introduce the visitors to the world of cinema and presents alternative animation movies, both old and new, to share interesting knowledge about different narratives and methods of animation. Vimeo + Out of cartoonia blog + Flickr


O Camões Preto – writer / poet Facebook + @ocamoespreto + blog


Samantha Hill is an English artist and has a background in both Fine Art and Fashion, where she provides design research to independent and high street brands. She is now extending her practice into Print Design, taking inspiration from fashion trends and the natural world, especially the nearby ocean. @miniolavintage + + Shop


He is a Portuguese / English interpreter / translator but also a poet and creative writer part of Poetas à Solta and Arroz Estúdios since the beginning.


Franco-British freelance Graphic Designer & Illustrator based between Montréal and Paris. She has worked in the music industry and in cultural institutions for more than a decade. Street art is her thing and she already did few murals in Arroz space. + @float_art


From being part of our studio project to travelling the world taking mural commissions and international artistic residencies, from Turkey to Mexico, Brazil to Miami David has been painting his way across the globe.. He was originally educated in the military school in Lisboa before finding a love for painting in his twenties. A vida é andar. @arranhadodavid  


Artist, video and photographer but also poet Niall is one of the Garden Collective member  @nillynoon 


Freelance Photographer, and Art Director. From a quick photoshoot or a full day of photos, she provides all the personalized services to cover your needs. Keep in mind her priority is to service BIPOC, LGBTQ+ folx, and planet earth. @barely_bangin


Meagan Bach – founder of Milk Bottle Design – is a graphic designer, creative branding specialist and illustrator. Meagan joined the studio at the start of this year to re-discover illustration and explore different techniques. + @meaggiejean


Erica Doo is an illustrator, tattoo artist and muralist from the United States, currently based in Lisbon. Her work manifests in bright colors, with inspiration taken from pop culture and current events. + @doostuff


Adrian Leverkuhn is a multidisciplinary artist based in Chicago and Lisbon. His work has been exhibited since 2005 in numerous group and solo exhibitions in North America and Europe.


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