One way ticket?

Article published on Sept. 24, 2013
Article published on Sept. 24, 2013

The quest for personal fulfillment and growth drove Rita Vilhena, a Portuguese dance performer, to adopt a nomad lifestyle, with residency mainly in the Netherlands for more than a decade.

Carlos Santos     

Within this continuous search, Rita keeps returning to Portugal, her homeland, to visit friends and family and revisit senses, tastes, smells and sounds. For brief moments she contemplates familiar shapes, making an effort to keep memories alive and she wonders – will this country ever be ready to satisfy my needs and ambitions?

While anxiously awaiting a reply, she feels overexposed in a way that only a homeland can make you feel.