ZUM Magazine 6

At Home

Raul Garcez & Antonio Risério

RAUL GARCEZ (1949-1987) photographed the Várzea do Carmo housing estate, the oldest in São Paulo, between October 1979 and April 1980. His images recorded the intimacy of the residents in a rare combination of anthropological viewpoint and formal investigation.   The housing estate Várzea do Carmo was designed in 1942 by Attilio Corrêa Lima for the Industrial […]

ZUM Magazine 6

The Political Image

Luiz Camillo Osorio & Antonio Manuel

The different ways ANTONIO MANUEL uses photography in his work. IN HIS RECENT EXHIBITION at the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro (December 2013 to February 2014), Antonio Manuel showed two new installation works, one of which entitled Até que a imagem desapareça [until the image disappears]. For many years he focused only on […]

ZUM Magazine 6

Studio Malick

Malick Sidibé & Dorrit Harazim

For five decades, MALICK SIDIBÉ has been Mali’s unmistakable visual narrator. Still working from a simple studio, he has portrayed the effervescence of decolonization and a people rediscovering its identity. WHEN IT COMES TO MASTERS of portraiture, many renowned photographers come to mind, such as Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, Philippe Halsman, and many others. And there are […]