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Untitled, Series Terra Roxa. Photo of Jose Diniz.
Untitled, Series Terra Roxa. Photo of Jose Diniz.

Studio and Gallery FotoRio 2016 Inaugurate Backwoods Cerrado

Shows photographs of renowned artist José Diniz
Day 2 July, 12h
Free entry

The Studio Gallery opens on the day 2 July, at 12:00, the exhibition Backwoods Cerrado, the renowned photographer José Diniz. Curated by Claudia Tavares. The Studio Gallery is located at avenida Pasteur 453, Urca (21 2541 3314).

Backwoods Cerrado is the result of numerous wanderings of José Diniz in the Brazilian cerrado, What biome by the intense and ungoverned occupation, come causing a series of disastrous social and environmental impacts. Considered by the experts “cradle of waters” is responsible for the main aquifers and springs of the river basins of Brazil.

Attention to the region that covers 25% the national territory, the artist explores, extolling the four elements of nature: water, fire, Earth and air that turned books that received the names Strands, Fire, Terra roxa and gross Delicacy. Leaving them, the images if they give off the pages and take the space of the walls of this gallery, so that we can observe how the artist individualizes the Visuality of each element.

We see the character impregnated Rosianos Diniz still, If launching the crossing of the forest closed of Grande Sertão Veredas. Once again the artist put your body in motion in the search for images that reflect your experience of spatial displacement without beginning nor end defined.

The research that Diniz has been doing about photo holders only enriches and maintains its position of skilled artist who invests on experimentation. The ' vivimentos ' of Diniz cerrado not limited to photographic images. They are deepening the choices need appearance. (text of the curator Claudia Tavares).

Fotografia de José Diniz.

Photo of Jose Diniz.

Currently the award-winning photographer José Diniz lives in Rio de Janeiro. Did solo exhibitions in Rio, in São Paulo, Niterói, Krasnodar [Russia], Buenos Aires [ARG], Montevideo [URU] and Paraty [RJ/BRA]. Participated in group exhibitions in Brazil, in Argentina and in the United States.

Has pictures in private collections, at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and MAM-Rio/Joaquim Paiva Collection. In 2009 won the awards Leica-shoot and Admiral Tamandaré, Salvador – Bahia. Won the Contemporary Journal Award, Belém – Pará in 2010, 2011 and 2013. In 2011, he exhibited at the III International Biennial Discoveries in Houston, where the Trustees of Fotofest Gallery chose between 12 new photographers 9 countries.

In 2012, was awarded by the prize Marc Ferrez photography Funarte –, with the salty air and the Honorable mention in the contest Photobook Iberoamericano-RM Barcelona Editor. In 2013 He was appointed by the British Journal of Photography as one of the 10 international photographers to be observed. José Diniz published the books "Literally" and "Periscope" and contributed to the books "Carioca Sahara" and "back-and-forth". "Periscope", the Publisher Magdalene, He was appointed by the ICP-International Center of Photography as one of the ten most inspiring of photobooks 2014. He did graduate studies in photography at UCAM [Universidade Cândido Mendes], In addition to courses in MAM-Rio, at the school of Visual Arts of Parque Lage and image Workshop, among others.


Backwoods Cerrado – pictures of renowned photographer Jose Diniz
Opening Day 2 July, at 12:00
Free entry

Visitation: 2 from July to 10 September

Time: 2to to 6the fair from 10:0 to 9:0 pm; Saturdays from 10:00 to 5:00 pm
Ateliê Espaço Cultural image
Pasteur Avenue 453, Urca

Tel: 21 2541 3314


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