Alessandro Filizzola – Portraits: the capture of emotions, attitudes, lifestyle, symbols and social environment
London, UK – Alessandro Filizzola Portraits: the capture of emotions, attitudes, lifestyle, symbols and social environment – is a solo exhibition and will be on view at the Favela Arts Gallery in Made Brasil Boteco starting on February 21th. Inspired by the diversity and people’s relationships with environment, lifestyles and emotions, Filizzola captures portraits with the aim of register cultural sensitivity. The photographs reveal his journeys and encounters, poetically addressed by photographic techniques. This exhibition aims to show and discuss a broad selection of his work, with a variety of themes, subjects and perceptions.
Filizzola is a Brazilian artist who focuses his work on the portraiture art. He was honoured with the Press Award UK prize as the outstanding Brazilian photographer in London in 2017. As a photographer in Brazil, he worked with the Red Cross in the Amazon Rainforest and as a cofounder in the “Know to Preserve” project where we registered the cultural and historical heritage in traditional communities as a pillar for their sustainable development. In the UK, he is exploring the opportunity to teach photography and act as a documentarist photographer on behalf of different social organizations working with refugees and youth groups from deprived backgrounds among others.
Clara Rocha – independent curator
Opening Night: Wednesday 21st February 2018 – 7 – 9:30pm
Exhibition on from 21st February to 21st March 2018
Opened daily from 5pm –till late, Saturdays/Sundays from 12pm-till late
Made in Brasil Boteco – Favela Arts Gallery
48 Chalk Farm road, NW1 8AJ
Barbora Paziam (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Clara Rocha (email@example.com) | 2ndencounter.com
Alessandro Filizzola www.alefilizzola.com