AFRO BRASIL Documentary

The media has created a slanted view of Brazil. Both the international and local media channels are to blame for this. In the United States, we only learn about crimes or poverty levels, and sunny beaches full of hot bodies dancing samba are our first images. Rarely, do we dig deeper into Brazilian culture, andContinue reading “AFRO BRASIL Documentary”

ROCKSTAR STATUS: Photographing Musicians Lia Paris X Daniel Hunt

Recently, I had the pleasure of photographing Brazilian singer/songwriter Lia Paris and Ladytron’s Daniel Hunt. The two are collaborating on a live show in São Paulo on March 4th at Z Carniceria in Pinheiros. Here is a quick look at the shots. Can’t wait for the event! 😉 If you’re in the São Paulo area youContinue reading “ROCKSTAR STATUS: Photographing Musicians Lia Paris X Daniel Hunt”

#SouMinasGerais: Using The Arts to Benefit Tragedy Victims (Video)

Artists in Brazil are taking action to raise funds for recovery of the Bento Rodrigues district of Mariana in Minas Gerais, Brazil, after a dam burst at an iron ore mine. The mining tragedy took the lives of dozens of people and damaged the entire Doce River ecosystem. According to several reports, this catastrophe isContinue reading “#SouMinasGerais: Using The Arts to Benefit Tragedy Victims (Video)”

Día de los Muertos with Frida Kahlo

Walking through the Frida Kahlo exhibition at the Instituto Tomie Ohtake in São Paulo was surreal. I have been to many museums and galleries, but there are only a few exhibitions that give me a heartfelt feeling that goes beyond admiration for creativity. This was certainly one of them. There Frida Kahlo was, all of herContinue reading “Día de los Muertos with Frida Kahlo”