João Matias, Portugal (1990)

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João is Portugal’s first professional wheelchair model. He also works as an agent at the Fado Models Agency and supports up and coming models in their own career. As a model, it’s his job to provoke and transmit emotions and to attract attention. Hence João designed different parts of his wheelchair in „Lemon“. Portuguese film maker and awarded documentary filmer Alberto Rocco found João’s life is to inspire others and to tell them that there are no limitations in the way we live. 2016 they released „Born to fly“, an autobiografic film about João. Wheelchair: Küschall K-Series

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