Tepper Takayama Fine Arts

ROGERIO REIS
Brazilian, b.1954
Untitled (Two Boys and Pedro Cabral), 2000
Gelatin silver print
50 x 50 cm
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[46k image]



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

This image of street carnival in Rio de Janeiro's impoverished Campo Grande neighborhood is part of "Carnival on Canvas" the ongoing photographic essay recording three elements of Rio de Janeiro's street carnival. The photographer employs a weathered canvas background to create an instant studio for the images.

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






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