A symbiosis of the arts 

Welcome to Art Dialogues an online magazine conceived with the intention of sharing meaningful  conversations about art. We embark on a journey into the inspirations, aspirations, and creative processes of a diverse community of contributors. Through these insightful dialogues, we seek to unravel the essence of their thoughts, delving into the cultural, social, and philosophical dimensions of art.

Our Team

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Anita Goes

Founder & Editor-in-Chief

Anita Goes (b. 1985) is a Brazilian photographer and visual artist, currently based in New York with over a decade of creative presence in the city. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Senac, The Brazilian School of Art and Photography, and pursued a diploma in Art History at the Museum of Modern Art São Paulo.

In 2017, Anita was invited to join Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst School of Fine Art in Leipzig, Germany, as a Resident Artist, where she resided and honed her craft for a year. Simultaneously, during her time in Leipzig, she assumed the role of Creative Director for fashion at ONLY Mobile Magazine.

As a photographer, she has collaborated with renowned publications such Harper’s Bazaar Brazil, Schön, Iki Italy, FFW Magazine, Key, S/N, and Serafina. In July 2023, she found The Art Dialogues Magazine, further solidifying her dedication to art and dialogue within the industry.

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Cam McIver

Creative Director - Web

Cam McIver is a web designer, sought-after DJ, avid record collector and Lot Radio presenter based in Brooklyn, New York. His sets encompass a wide range of groove-based genres and he has had the honor of sharing the stage with an array of legendary artists such as Afrika Bambaataa, DJ Maseo (De La Soul), Pete Rock, John Morales and Sir Norman Jay.

His web design agency, KRS-Creative, is a premier web design firm nestled in the vibrant heart of Brooklyn, New York. With a legacy spanning over 15 years, the agency is dedicated to crafting exceptional websites that seamlessly marry form and function.

Featuring a diverse portfolio spanning from small businesses to high-profile organizations KRS-Creative have collaborated with industry leaders such as TIDAL streaming service, A/D/O (owned by MINI/BMW Group), BHP Billiton, and Evan Williams Bourbon.

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Raquel Andrade

Content Editor

Raquel Andrade (b. 1993) is a versatile advertising professional with a background in multidisciplinary roles. Commencing her career in project management, she gained valuable experience in esteemed advertising agencies like Publicis and Isobar Brazil. Over the past few years, Raquel has excelled as an Account Manager, with a specialization in branded content.

A graduate in Marketing and Advertising from the Fine Arts University of São Paulo, Raquel holds certification as a Professional Business Value Analyst by ICAgile. Her journey is adorned with prestigious creative awards, including Cannes Lions and Clio Awards.

Currently dividing her time between Boston and New York, Raquel embraces the mantra ‘Always a Student.’ This philosophy serves as a constant challenge to explore new avenues, acquire additional skills, and garner experiences that contribute to her personal and professional growth.

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Dean Nicastro

Creative Director - Design

Dean is a multidisciplinary creative director with over 20 years of brand building experience. He has worked across an array of industries with clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. He creates engaging, meticulously crafted work that fits the needs of his clients and inspires meaningful connections with their brands. Dean’s design has been consistently recognized and has earned numerous awards from the Type Directors Club, Print Magazine, the Art Director’s Club, and AIGA New York.

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Vanessa dos Santos

Contributing Editor

Vanessa Dos Santos is a Mozambican writer and photographer, based in Brooklyn, NY. She is currently in her second year of the Creative Writing MFA program at The New School with a concentration in fiction. She has worked on numerous productions for brands such as Johnnie Walker, and Nike and with publications such as Vogue and Vox Media. She currently works in development for the animation production company Nlite Media. 

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Arthur Daraujo

Magazine Art Director

Arthur Daraujo, a.k.a. Dara, is a Brazilian award-winning creative director, designer, and illustrator living in Brooklyn, NY. Skilled in Logo Design, Branding & Identity, Typography, Advertising, and any traditional illustration technique. He is passionate about music, painting and, his sketchbooks, where he can put together drawing, storytelling, learnings, thoughts, and, jokes. Even with more than a decade of experience he still hates to write his bio.

Luisa Graça

Luisa Graça

Contributing Editor

Luisa Graça is a culture writer and film curator and consultant from São Paulo, Brazil. Her work has been published in renowned publications such as Tank, Billboard, The Guardian, Serafina, Vogue Brasil, ELLE Brasil, and Harpers Bazaar Brasil, among others. 

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Gabriel Azevedo

Guest Ilustrator

Gabriel Azevedo is a Brazilian visual artist, born in Recife, who expresses his aesthetic vision through various techniques, always aiming to tell stories through his creations.

His work lies at the intersection of art and design. Vibrant, luminous, and detailed, they become exuberant through his aesthetic eye and strong sense of composition. A graduate in Design from the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), he dedicates himself to various areas within the industry.

Gabriel is an independent creator who has collaborated with brands such as Apple, Gucci, Farm Rio, Renner, Riachuelo, Phebo, Granado, Sandálias Ipanema, Branco Casa, Smirnoff Ice, Adriana Degreas, Adriana Barra, Fila, Tok&Stok, among others.