Artistic pleasures

I read very recently in an Eric Kim blog something that brought me to a feeling that has long abated me: what gives me pleasure in life? What pleasures are worth in life, or those that make them worth fighting for in life? Of course I refer to my life as a photographer, as an artist. Continue reading

The faces of men and women of the field

This is a subproject derived from my ongoing project called “RURALS”.

I want with this subproject to show the faces of rural workers, men and women, that I have been photographing for about 4 years. In some ways this subproject is like a record for the posterity of what rural workers were like in my adult years.

Unfortunately this is a record of the present times that does not include my time as a child and adolescence. But I will continue on this road in this project until the day my fingers can no longer press the shutter button on my cameras.

Love Inscriptions

Oh the love! With so many ways to be expressed.
In Brazil – and I believe in other countries too – there is, as a tradition, to record it through inscriptions or engravings made (with some sharp object) on tree trunks. They usually record names or initials of the couple, which is usually also surrounded by a heart, and sometimes the date of registration. Continue reading

Save the largest tropical rainforest in the world: the Amazon.

Save the largest tropical rainforest in the world: the Amazon.

Let us be indignant at what is happening to the largest rainforest in the world. With what these abominable actions of the Brazilian federal government are proposing for the future of this forest.

Scanned photographs of color slides made in the early and late 1980s.