The photographic essay “Intro/mission” by Bruno Cazarini was pre-selected in the Convocatória Portfólio em Foco 2018, of the 14th International Photography Festival Paraty em Foco. The final result will be announced on August 27, 2018.
The PEF will be held from September 19 to 23, 2018 in Paraty, RJ, Brazil. Its theme is UTOPIA / DYSTOPIA, which says: “In revealing the present, in reflecting on the paths that humanity is taking, the guests of Paraty in Focus 2018 allow us to discuss the active role of utopias and dystopias in contemporary culture. “
This year’s Festival honors Maureen Bisilliat, an English photographer based in Brazil for several decades and one of the pioneers in the publication of photography books and creation of essays based on the literary work of such names as João Cabral de Melo Neto, Jorge Amado, and Adélia Prado. Also confirmed is Araquém Alcântara, one of the greatest documentarists of Brazilian biodiversity, a photographer with more than 50 books published in 50 years of his career.
Intro/mission brings 10 photos from 2018, made in the Norwegian Arctic during the most recent expedition of Bruno Cazarini. The essay seeks to generate a reflection on human actions in nature. The text was a collaboration of Luciano Truzzi and journalist Kika Cayser.