Tepper Takayama Fine Arts

ROGERIO REIS
Brazilian, b.1954
Violencia Nao (No to Violence), 1999
Gelatin silver print
50 x 50 cm
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[57k image]



From the series: Carnival na Lona no Brasil, (Carnival on Canvas in Brazil)

This image is from "Carnival on Canvas" an ongoing photographic essay, begun in 1987, which records three diverse elements of Rio de Janeiro's street carnival. The photographer employs a weathered canvas to create an instant studio backdrop. This image reflects the political elements which are characteristic of the downtown carnival.

Literature:
Carnival na Lona, Editorial Aeroplano, Rio de Janeiro, 2001
(A monograph of Rogerio Reis's photographic essay)

Exhibited:
Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, Massachusetts, 2002






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