Brazilian laws governing photography provide almost no protection to the photographer, while making them incredibly vulnerable to legal action. The fear of legal action is pervasive among the Brazilian photographer community. But creativity rarely respects boundaries; like water it flows around obstacles while at the same time wearing them down. If you look at Brazilian […]
Felipe arrived in Perdizes late. He spoke almost no words (although he is quiet by nature). He didn’t eat or drink. He smoked one, sat alone for a moment and then rose as he tied his toque on his head. He and the Hulluca exchanged a greeting that was more eyes than words. Hulluca had […]
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On some Sundays (and special holidays) the São Paulo city government shuts down the city’s most famous road, Avenida Paulista, to let the city da um role on the asphalt. Instantly one of the most chaotic streets in world becomes a cul-de-sac where children play. For an afternoon the anonymous become neighbors, the sounds of […]
Mirassol is anything but urban. Located deep in the country, an hour south of Mato Grosso do Sul, Mirassol is a charming little town, if a bit dusty and far too functional to be quaint. It’s a place of black buzzards and loose dogs, of cows and truck repair, of big families and bigger meals. […]