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Jesus, Make-up and Football

Jesus, Make-up and Football

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

By (author) Frederik Buyckx

$45.00

Frederik Buyckx's photographs provide a haunting glimpse into the lives of the favela resident and what matters to them most: Jesus, Make-up and Football.
Full Description

This book is all about the favelas or slums of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil where a fifth of Rio’s six million inhabitants live in favelas: self-built, improvized and populous neighborhoods in which life can be rough. With the World Cup coming to Rio in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016, the city is determined to show itself to its best advantage. The government is using the opportunity to clean up the slums and flush out the drug gangs. Frederik Buyckx rented a pied-à-terre for a few months in a favela and shared the inhabitants’ daily lives. Jesus, Make-up and Football is the photographic result of those months.

About the Author

Frederik Buyckx (1984) became a photographer in 2011, after a career in advertising and as a designer. He works as a freelancer for De Standaard and has collected many prizes with his work Jesus, Make-Up and Football. His work has been published in The New York Times, The Sunday Times, Vice.com and many more.

Specifications
Publisher
Lannoo Publishers
ISBN
9789401412261
Published
22nd Jan 2014
Binding
Paperback / softback
Territory
USA & Canada
Size
7.87 in x 10.63 in
Pages
308 Pages
Illustrations
308 color
Name of series
Lannoo Young Talent
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