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Ana Carolina Fernandes gives a voice to the voiceless

Ana Carolina Fernandes has a truly unique, sublime ability to capture the bare and brutal core of what she documents; be it at protests, in favelas, or in transvestite communities. On a breezy Thursday morning, over coffee, Isaac Norris had the pleasure to chat with Ana, an acclaimed Brazilian photographer from Rio de Janeiro who spoke […]

Rio’s untapped millions

As Brazil’s cultural capital nears its moment in the spotlight, Bristolatino’s ‘Latin America in Bristol’ editor Tom Webb looks at how the ‘pacification’ of the city’s favelas is beginning to transform Rio’s socioeconomic dynamic. There are over 100 favelas in Rio de Janeiro, in which around one third of the city’s population lives: 6 million people. The […]