Four very small rural chapels beside the road.

Within my project of New Topographics of the Interior of Brazil I photograph in my trips very small rural chapels beside roads in very small towns where the roads usually pass alongside them or in the middle. These polyptychs that I present are from chapels in the south of the state of Minas Gerais, southeasternContinue reading “Four very small rural chapels beside the road.”

[new topographics from the interior of the state of são paulo-brazil]

According to the writer and curator Luisa Duarte (IN: Rio Branco, Miguel – Crosswords, dreamed, stolen, used, bled. São Paulo, SP-Brazil. IMS. 2020) and, according to the Benjaminian concept (Walter Benjamin – essayist, German Jewish literary critic, translator, philosopher and sociologist; 1892-1940) on the temporality of works of art “a work of art does notContinue reading “[new topographics from the interior of the state of são paulo-brazil]”

Images of a profound Brazil that I miss so much

A feeling that has been on me for the last months: ‘feeling of a profound Brazil’. These are images of people, customs of life (personal and collective), beautiful untouched rural landscapes or small-scale farming, all very authentic, where men and women work hard day by day and live a simple life far from the sophisticationContinue reading “Images of a profound Brazil that I miss so much”

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 surroundedContinue reading “Love Inscriptions”

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.Continue reading “Save the largest tropical rainforest in the world: the Amazon.”