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O Cruzeiro da Matriz – ou “onde foi que amarrei a minha égua”

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The church crucifix that has left from the old church located at the central square of Gameleiras / MG is now being used to tie horses. The centenar traditional church was demolished to be replaced by a new building which can be seen behind the ruins.
This image is part of the “Conhecer Para Preservar” project. During two years we visited traditional communities near by the conservation natural State park of “Caminho dos Gerais” located in one of the poorest areas in Brazil, in the north of the State of Minas Gerais. Despite the economical issues they have invaluable natural resources related to the unique confluence of three distinct biomes: Cerrado, Caatinga and Mata Atlântica. The aim of this project was, with the help of the locals and The Institute of Forests of MG – IEF, to register the beauty and the richness of that area through their people, traditions and magnificent nature. The images produced were returned to that communities as and exhibition to stimulate, evoque questioning and foment their peoples self-esteem and feeling of belonging along with the need to preserve the biomes and their local culture. The final goal of the project was to become a tool to help them to develop their economy in a sustainable way through the tourism and empowerment of the communities. The images generated by this project were adopted by the government to be used on the public schools of that area. The overall experience also became the bases of the research for my MBS dissertation in 2013.
This picture shot in February of 2013 tells and resumes the changes and conflicts on going in traditional communities where ancient values are being replaced by modern references. Where things that once were sacred are now being depleted of their meanings and losing their cultural importance, by adopting the empty symbolism of a lifestyle that comes through the mass media.
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Anúncios

Portrait: Larissa / Brazil

The World Around in a Nutshell.
The Kitchen Portraits.
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola.

 

 

 

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Street Portrait: Chun Yu / Taiwan

Street Portrait – Photo Essay
Model: Chun Yu / Taiwan
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola

 

 

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Portrait: Yasemin / Turkey

The World Around in a Nutshell.
The Kitchen Portraits.
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola.

 

 

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Portrait: Francesco / Italy

The World Around in a Nutshell.
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola

 

 

 

 

Portrait: Fábio / Brazil

The World Around in a Nutshell.
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola

 

Portrait: Daline / Brazil

The World Around in a Nutshell.
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola

 

Alessandro’s photo exhibition: the capture of emotions, attitudes, lifestyle, symbols and social environment

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FAVELA ARTS

Media Release

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

WHEN

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

WHERE

Made in Brasil Boteco – Favela Arts Gallery 

48 Chalk Farm road, NW1 8AJ

 

CONTACT

Barbora Paziam (favelaarts@madeinbrasil.co.uk)

Clara Rocha (mariaclara.mrocha@gmail.com) | 2ndencounter.com

Alessandro Filizzola www.alefilizzola.com

 

 

 

Portrait: Elliot / United Kingdom

Shaolin Temple – London
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola.

 

 

Portrait: Canan / Turkey

The World Around in a Nutshell.
The Kitchen Portraits.
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola.

 

Continuar lendo Portrait: Canan / Turkey

Portrait: Art / Kosovo

The World Around in a Nutshell.
The Kitchen Portraits.
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola.

 

Portrait: Letícia / Brazil

The World Around in a Nutshell.
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola

 

Portrait: Leo / Brazil

The world around in a nutshell.
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola

 

Portrait: Daniel / Spain

The world around in a nutshell.
Photos: Alessandro Filizzola

Portrait: Azat / Kazakhstan

The world around in a nutshell.
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola

London Photo Tour: Mari & Family

 

Portrait: Jenny

Portrait: Jiwon

London Photo Tour: Lara

Jazz Funky Vibe

Diana Oliveira London Fashion Trip

 

Photo Portraits Workshop

 

Mat & Ju: Family Portraits

Oriane Portraits

Oriane Portraits
London / Summer 2016
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola

 

 

 

 

 

Taly Portraits

Taly Portraits
London / Summer 2016
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola

 

 

 

 

Esperando Asdrúbal

A espera do primeiro filho é algo único. E para manter o suspense sobre a escolha do nome, este descolado e querido casal inventou uma brincadeira ao adotar um inusitado pseudônimo: “Nossa, já está chegando a hora, né?! Já pensaram em como irá se chamar? – Asdrúbal”. 😀

Essa é só uma provinha das imagens deste ensaio que foi repleto de diversão, entrega e afeto. Aos futuros jovens pais, muito obrigado pela confiança e pela incrível recepção que tivemos.

Fotografia: Alessandro Filizzola e Tatiana Eisenberg

 

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Vou para o Louvre!

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Bela foto! Mas quem és tu, foto?” – me perguntou um grande amigo sintetizando a dúvida recorrente. Aí eu respondi: “se for botar reparo, meu amigo, verá que é uma imagem da corredeira sobre o fundo do Rio Preto, onde umas algas dançarinas, fixas sobre às pedras, em um espetáculo de movimentos mui impressionistas. Só que nada disso importa, o que vale mesmo é o que você viu e o que ela te despertou. Fico muito feliz de saber de tantos que viram além do rio”.

Continuar lendo Vou para o Louvre!

Aniversário espacial do Mateus

Mateus completou 6 anos e resolveu fazer uma grande festa no espaço. As brincadeiras começaram no quintal, mas logo eles embarcaram num foguete e lá se foram todos festejar entre os planetas e as estrelas!

fotografia: Alessandro Filizzola e Tatiana Eisenberg

 

 

 

álbum Fazendas da Cháchara e Guarará

Lá, além de um moderno e confortável hotel fazenda e do agradável clima bucólico da região, também são produzidas a Cerveja Artesanal Loba, as Cachaças Pérola e Itaveravense, o Vinho dos Montes. Clique aqui para baixar o álbum virtual em flash e folheá-lo, ou veja uma amostra das lâminas nas imagens abaixo. Ensaio fotográfico feito durante a visita técnica às instalações da Fazenda Guarará e Fazenda da Chácara, em Santana dos Montes/MG, à 120km da capital, em abril de 2014.
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