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THE PROVOCATIVE MISFORTUNE OF WASTED RITA

by Ariadna Zierold

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Graphic designer and illustrator based in Lisbon, Rita Gomes, was born with a natural tendency to provoke, using sarcasm as a weapon and the power of full-time thinking to write about the most common things of all possible things: life and human beings, the inbetweeners, and the all arounders.

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She achieved a huge internet visibility for her sense of humor and honest hand lettered statements. Her work has been featured in countless art & graphic design websites, several magazines and a few books, and exhibited worldwide ever since.
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Her work can be described as an intimate journey to the personal universe of the artist who presents herself as an “emotional terrorist and agent provocateur” as well as a “biting visual narrative that will help us understand, in an unequivocal yet poetic way, why each of us is also God’s only mistake.”
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