Lionel is Belgian, he has lived in Montevideo since september 2016. He has a start-up with a photographer, FrameALIVE. It is an app for photographers and the general public which connects a photo to a video, each time you scan the picture with your phone you play the video. It is great for wedding and baby albums. With their app ‘your pictures are alive’.
— What do you like the most about Uruguay?
— It’s visual freedom, the field of view is unlimited. There are open spaces from East to West, the horizon is yours.
— What do you don’t like?
— Things go a bit slow in doing business in Uruguay, people are relaxed and not on a hurry
— Which place inspires you?
— I am inspired by open spaces, the Rio de la Plata, the horizon.
— What do you miss the most about your country?
— The excellent habits of drinking a good beer after work with your collegues.
— Which image of Montevideo would you choose?
— The tiny beach in front of Puerto de Buceo.
— Which places do you recommend to visit in Montevideo?
— I recommend Mi Querida Giraldita, the restaurant Don Ciccio’s (order the pizza occhio di bue’s) and Mercado Ferrando.