People - Professional

Flour Alley

Camilla Watson


"Flour Alley"
Children play outside their home in the Beco das Farinhas (flour alley), Lisbon

Biography: I was born in 1967. I began my career as a theatre and portrait photographer, later moving into reportage. Between 2001 – 2004 I worked for an NGO in Sao Paulo teaching young people from the favelas – mainly pinhole. I have since worked for NGO’s in Ethiopia, South Africa and Sao Tomé. Lisbon has been my permanent home since 2007 where I work from my studio and darkroom in the old city centre. I have since returned to black and white negative and print onto different surfaces including wood, stone, mosaics and walls. Street photography and projects involving community remain the focus of my...

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