Brazil

Rodrigo Fernandes da Fonseca

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Neuware - An overview of contemporary Brazilian culture from photography to fashion, street art to gastronomy and architecture to music. A fresh look at one of the most exciting countries on the planet from those who know it best. An overview of contemporary Brazilian culture from photography to fashion, street art to gastronomy and architecture to music, this is a fresh look at one of the most exciting countries on the planet from those who know it best. In the last few years, Brazil has proven itself to be one of the countries at the forefront of innovation in the creative world, with exciting developments across all disciplines. In the run-up to the World Cup and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, there is increased international attention on this energetic nation. This book looks at the main contemporary protagonists in the fields of: Art, Architecture, Design, Fashion, Street Art, Food, Film, Photography, Music, Graphic Desig. The book opens with an introduction giving an overview of the current cultural situation of Brazil: why it is such an exciting time for the country and what the future holds. Each of the disciplines listed above has its own chapter with a 3,000-4,000 word introduction written by an expert in that particular field. This is followed by up to 10 case studies of the main artists/designers/practices chefs currently active in that discipline, accompanied by images of their work and a short text of around 300 words to describe what is peculiar and interesting about them. An overview of contemporary Brazilian culture from photography to fashion, street art to gastronomy and architecture to music, this is a fresh look at one of the most exciting countries on the planet from those who know it best. In the last few years, Brazil has proven itself to be one of the countries at the forefront of innovation in the creative world, with exciting developments across all disciplines. In the run-up to the World Cup and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, there is increased international attention on this energetic nation. This book looks at the main contemporary protagonists in the fields of: Art, Architecture, Design, Fashion, Street Art, Food, Film, Photography, Music, Graphic Desig. The book opens with an introduction giving an overview of the current cultural situation of Brazil: why it is such an exciting time for the country and what the future holds. Each of the disciplines listed above has its own chapter with a 3,000-4,000 word introduction written by an expert in that particular field. This is followed by up to 10 case studies of the main artists/designers/practices chefs currently active in that discipline, accompanied by images of their work and a short text of around 300 words to describe what is peculiar and interesting about them. 320 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory #

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An overview of contemporary Brazilian culture from photography to fashion, street art to gastronomy and architecture to music. A fresh look at one of the most exciting countries on the planet from those who know it best.

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Rodrigo da Fonseca is a film critic for O Globo, the biggest newspaper in Rio de Janeiro. He runs a website called Almanaque Virtual and teaches a film course at the Escola Livre de Cinema de Nova Iguaçu. Fonseca is a member of the Association of Critics of Rio de Janeiro and has written two books.

Rafael Mantesso graduated in Advertising from ESPM in São Paulo. He was previously worked in advertising, but now works as a creative specializing in the field of gastronomy and writes a food blog called Marketing na Cozinha about contemporary Brazilian cuisine.

Eder Chiodetto has a Masters in Communication and Arts from the University of São Paulo (USP). He is an independent curator of photography and video, journalist, photographer and photography critic. He is also the curator of the Collectors Club of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo – MAM‐SP.

Marcelo Rezende is a former journalist who is now the Director of MAM (Museum of Modern Art) in Salvador.

Kiki Mazzucchelli is an independent curator and writer working between London and São Paulo. She holds an MA in Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths College and is currently a PhD candidate at TrAIN (University of the Arts) researching exhibition histories with a focus on Brazilian art.

Paulo Terron is editor at Rolling Stone, Brazil.

Carolina Chagas is a freelance journalist and writer with a degree in Communication and Semiotics from PUC São Paulo. She is also a food writer. She has previously worked for the Estado deSão. Paulo, the Jornal da Tarde, FSP and is Editor of Abril.

Simone Esmanhotto is a fashion journalist and correspondent for WWD Brazil.

Paulo Werneck is a journalist and the curator of Flip Book Fair in Paraty.

Mara Gama is a design journalist, and writes for various publications such as the magazine Serafina and the Folha de São Paulo newspaper. She also writes a blog commenting on both Brazilian and international design news.

Ana Milheiro is a professor at the Autonomous University of Lisbon. She holds a doctorate from the School of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of São Paulo and has published several books on architecture.

Alcino Leite Neto (1959) is a Brazilian journalist, critic and editor, publisher of Três Estrelas, an imprint of Empresa Folha da Manhã. He writes about cinema and literature for Folha de São Paulo, a Brazilian newspaper where he worked as cultural editor and news correspondent in Paris. He has published several articles and essays in Brazilian books and magazines, and is co‐author of the books Em branco e preto (In black and white, Publifolha) and Memórias do presente (Memories of the present, Publifolha). He lives in São Paulo.

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Title: Brazil
Publisher: Phaidon Verlag Gmbh Nov 2014
Publication Date: 2014
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