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“looks Handcrafted”

The exhibition features, with a new look, scenarios of the Port of Santos and region using pinhole cameras

For over a decade the City Reversed, group brings together photographers, educators and artists, invests in cultural activities related to the image, seeking to awaken in your audience a more creative and conscious look on the images that surround us daily.

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In the exhibition "Looks Handcrafted", the team of Adelino Matias, Anna Clara Hokama, Andre Solnik, Gustavo Falqueiro, Marcella Marigo, Mauricio shoe and Ricardo Hantzschel, conceives its imagery version of the area of ​​the Port of Santos / SP using manually built cameras, or pinhole. These optical devices are constructed with cans, boxes, or any sealed apparatus to light, receiving a needle hole in one of its sides, allowing the formation of images inside, without the need for lenses.

Playing at the Centro Cultural São Paulo, the exhibition is the result of two years of teamwork, who, although voluntarily inserted in the digital culture, also values ​​time as partner, dipping a slow photograph, uncertain and experimental starting in camera design and extends to the image of the chemical development.

Celebrated Portuguese-Brazilian artist Fernando Lemos, signs a show of texts, with 38 photos printed on fine art paper in varying sizes, curated by Ricardo Hantzschel. Complements the work with a book 48 pages, representing the entire display content.

Both the process of capture and the final editing images, They were carried out jointly by the professionals involved in the project, contemplated by the 1st Announcement of Support for the Creation and Photo Exhibition of the Municipal Department of Culture of the City of São Paulo. It will take part of the exhibition space of the São Paulo Cultural Center (CCSP), the floor Flávio de Carvalho (backgrounds), next to three more exhibitions: color Nyotas, Idyll and Visual Poetry.

The exhibition will have its opening on 15 June, at 3:0 pm, and runs until 11 August.


Ricardo Hantzschel: Curator and Artist

Graduated in Social Communication in Journalism from the Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), a post graduate degree in Photography and Media, the Communication Center and Arts of Senac (2000). He was teaching the Bachelor of photograph of the Academic Center of Senac 2003 at 2015. With his authorial production in photography had two national achievements: the Funarte Prize Marc Ferrez (2014) and the Premium Port Photography Insurance, (2003). Figure at the Modern Art Museum's collection of São Paulo since 2001. In the last 20 years has exposed their personal work which highlights the trials "WILL” (Galleria Mentana, Florence, Italy 2016; Fair to Innsbruck, Austria, 2016; Fair Padova, Italy, 2015; Florence Biennale, Italy, 2015; Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo, 2015; Jose Dome Museum, Cabo Frio, Rio de Janeiro, 2015; House of Eleven Windows, Belém, Pará, 2013), “Multiple city” (Cmafra-Belo Horizonte Gallery, MG 2012; Carrefour Institute, São Paulo 2011; Cultural Caixa, São Paulo 2010; Hercule Festival FlorencePUC Campinas 2010, Space Porto Seguro, São Paulo, 2003), “Traces of Carandiru” (SESC Santana, São Paulo, 2012; National Gallery of Cj, São Paulo 2007; Centro Cultural São Paulo 2004; Ribeirao Preto Art Museum 2004), “city ​​Casual” (SESC Pompeii, SP 2004; Space Porto Seguro, SP 2001; Visual Studies Workshop Gallery/NY-EUA 2001; Museum of image and sound, São Paulo, 2000) and "Shadow Port” (Immigrants Exhibition Center, São Paulo, 2002; Pinacoteca de Santos 2000; Centro Cultural São Paulo 1999). Since 2006 coordinates the visual education actions Inverted City, entity based in Sao Paulo, but with strong itinerant character, with operations in the outskirts of the entities, colleges, museums and photographic events. The project was awarded in 2006 the Cultural Initiatives Enhancement Program of the Municipal culture, returning to be awarded in 2008 with the certification "Cultural Merit" by the State Secretariat of Culture of São Paulo, and it was again recognized 2010 by Socio Cultural sponsorship Comgás Award.


Marcella Marigo: Producer and artist

visual artist and self-taught bachelor in photography at Senac Academic Center, where he worked as an educator in the project Visual Literacy. A specialization in Art History from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo and Cultural Project Management at CELACC - USP. Since 2015 exerts producer function in Inverted City.

Mauricio Shoe: Educator and artist

a photographer, workshops makes research and teaches about photographic historical processes, Pinhole photography and colorization Photos Manual, using these techniques in their copyright works. It has a photography project lick lick called "Bin Camera", which acts as an educational tool and propagator of history and cultural revival of this technique, integrates educators team of Inverted City from 2013.

Gustavo Falqueiro: Educator and artist

Master by IEB / USP, BA in Photography at Senac / SP and graduated and licensed en Philosophy from USP. Member of the project in the Square Photo (2014 -current), Reversed educator in City project (2009 -current) and photography teacher at the Civil Association Anima (2016 -current). He worked as a lecturer in art education courses for young people at the Instituto Tomie Ohtake (2012-2015), by the Secretariat of São Caetano do Sul Culture (2015-2016) and Design MIS Points of Image and Sound Museum / SP (2012-2017). In 2010 was awarded the Stimulus GOES program to Itapeva / SP Culture, with Pinhole workshop, in partnership with Emiliano Hagge.

Anna Clara Hokama: Educator and artist

Graduated in photography at Senac Academic Center and currently post graduate student in art therapy at the Institute Sedes Sapientiae. It had already passed through major cultural institutions such as Caixa Cultural, Museu Brasileiro Sculpture, Museum of sacred art, MASP and Pinacoteca, and now part of the education team of the Moreira Salles Institute Paulista. It acts as an educator in Inverted City from 2010.

André Solnik: Educator and artist

He graduated in journalism from PUC-SP and Social Sciences, USP, He has served as a professor of photography at public schools in São Paulo by ImageMagica NGOs and coordinated the project “Photo in Lata”, the Science and Technology Park of the University of São Paulo. It is currently a freelance photographer and educator in Inverted City.

Adelino Matias: Assistant educator and artist

Professional Driver's 20 years, Adelino Junior Matias is part of the Inverted City team since its foundation. He has developed his photographic eye in the last decade, which led him to also exercise the monitor function in the workshops.


The Inverted City is a group of educators and artists who have dedicated themselves to develop visual experiences, mostly mediated by photography, aiming to charm people and at the same time awakening a more conscious attitude in their relation with the images that surround us daily.

In just over a decade, the trailer, Project Reference symbol, It was adapted as a photographic laboratory and camera obscura, and it has come about 35.000 km enabling courses and workshops for a diverse audience. With strong itinerant character, Reversed the city also has a cultural space in Vila Madalena, in São Paulo, where the intent is to provide theoretical and practical training opportunities for artists, photographers, educators and interested by general image. We are committed to the historical bases of traditional photography and juxtapose without prejudice to the digital technology of the latest generation.

WebSite: www.cidadeinvertida.com.br


The exhibition "Looks Handcrafted" gathers 38 photos taken with cameras built manually and has as its theme the port area of ​​the city of Santos, São Paulo state coast. Exposed images were captured by hole cameras (pinhole) and chemically disclosed in black and white laboratory analog.

The result of this project is a cutout at the same time chaotic and poetic, that deconstructs its referent, to immediately rebuild it within the apparatus designed by photographers Inverted City. The authors recreate the urban scene, images that exist only in the diversity of formats, sensitive orifices of pinhole cameras and media.

Local: São Paulo Cultural Center - Ground Flávio de Carvalho
End.: Vergueiro Street, 1000 – Paraíso – São Paulo
Tel.: (11) 3397-4002
Opening: Day 15 of June, at 3:0 pm
When: 15 from June to 11 August.
Time: Tuesday to Friday, from 10:00 to 8:00 pm – Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, das 10h às 18h
WebSite: www.centrocultural.sp.gov.br



Curated By: Ricardo Hantzschel
Executive production: Fernanda Romero
Production: Marcella Marigo
-Graphic design: Ricardo Hantzschel
Assembly: Marcos Albertin
recension: Fernanda Romero
Image editing: Inverted city
Press office: All in Tariff
photographic documentation: Inverted city
Print: Giclée Fine Art Print
Architect: Gabriel Court
art direction: Carlos Baptistella
Patron Inverted City: Fernando Lemos


Guided tours + chat with photographers:
17 July - from 14h to 16h

and 27 July - 11h to 13h

In order to share with the public the experiences of the artists in the construction of the cameras and their subsequent use in the capture of images from the exhibition “looks Handcrafted”, They will be held guided tours by Reversed City team.

Free workshops handmade photo:

inverted landscape
Where: Centro Cultural São Paulo

When: 10 August
Timetables: 10h30, 11h30, 12h30 e 13h30
Duration: 50 min
Vacancies: 40 divided into vacancies 4 classes (10 / shift).
Target audience: it is suggested that interested in general above 6 years.
*** On-site registration, in order of arrival.


The Inverted City trailer is used as a giant camera, where participants can observe the scene outside the she designed inside and reversed a translucent screen. In a fun and interactive manner, the public will practice shooting with hole cameras, constructed with boxes / cans, and then monitor the chemical development process of the image, with the base of the traditional black and white photography.

basic infrastructure:

power point 220w, and local level in order to park the trailer.

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