People - Professional


Alvaro Villela

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

Germany 2009

Biography: With solo and group exhibitions in major museums and cultural centers of the country and abroad, Alvaro, who made his career initially focused on advertising photography, has always tried to conduct a more authorship work, exploring a territory occupied by things and people that disturb and fascinate him. Therefore, in 2004 the Cuban for Cuba, The Nature of Man in the Raso da Catarina, which earned him his first book, considered by critics as one of the top ten picture books released in 2006 in Brazil. Continuing in the same research line, Villela focuses on coastal communities of his...

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