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Honorable Mention BIFA 2020 Editorial / Photo Essay


  • Prize
    Honorable Mention in Editorial / Photo Essay
  • Photographer
    Bruno Alencastro

Photo essay produced using the obscure camera technique, designed by photographer Bruno Alencastro from his apartment in Rio de Janeiro. Through video calls, the photographer directed others to capture life in times of a pandemic. Each with its uniqueness. Achievements and losses. Wishes and privileges. Fears and hopes. What we see portrayed is literally a world upside down, where the window starts to represent the border and the abyss between the outside and the inside world. Freedom and confinement.

Specialist in visual narratives with experience in photography, video and digital content production. Master in Communication from Unisinos, professor in the Journalism, Advertising and Design, Photography and Photography degrees, between 2014 and 2018. In 2018, he concluded the specialization Photojournalism and Social Photography at the Centro de FotografĂ­a y Medios Documentales de Barcelona - CFD BARCELONA. He is currently Director of Photography at Canarinho - Content Agency (RJ). From 2010 to 2018, he was a photo reporter and Photo Editor.