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Cartiê Bressão

 

After years away from Brazil, I was feeling homesick. Dressed up as a soap opera photographer during Carnival, I had an epiphany.

I found out I liked to take pictures of daily life, and the years abroad helped me acquire the perspective of a foreign traveller. I created a tumblr called "Cartiê Bressão" (a counterfeit Brazilian version of Monsieur Henry Cartier-Bresson), with captions that mixed French and Portuguese, and the thing really took off.

 
 

The project had lots of press coverage. I've even survived a guest appearance on Brazil's most famous talk show.

After a successful crowdfunding campaign, I've published a book with the photographs, and later went on to exhibit around Brazil at galleries, at the Presidential Palace in Brasilia and at Rio's International Airport. 

Surviving national television

 Exhibition on the arrival and departure windows of Rio's International Airport

Exhibition on the arrival and departure windows of Rio's International Airport

 Exhibition at Brasilia's Presidential Palace

Exhibition at Brasilia's Presidential Palace