Eustáquio Neves was born in Juatuba, Minas Gerais in 1955, and today lives and works in Diamantina, Minas Gerais. He earned a degree in chemistry in 1980, but left the field five years later to devote himself fully to photography. Since then, the self-taught photographer has produced photo essays such as Arturos (1994), Futebol (1998) and Objetivação do corpo (1999). Starting in 2005, he also began producing experimental videos, such as Dead Horse (2009), and that same year released his first book, Eustáquio Neves, part of the Photoportátil series published by Cosac Naify. He won the 4th Porto Seguro Photography Prize (São Paulo, Brazil, 2004) and the JP Morgan Photography Prize (São Paulo, Brazil, 1997). His exhibitions include the solo shows “Letters to Sea” (FotoFest International, Texas, USA, 2017), “Valongo: Cartas ao mar” (Museu Afro Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil, 2015), “Memories” (Centre Régional de la Photographie Nord-Pas de Calais, France, 2002) and “Lo individuo y su Memoria” (VI Havana Biennial, Cuba, 1997), as well as the group shows “Agora somos todxs negrxs?” (Galpão Videobrasil, São Paulo Brazil, 2017), “Afro-Brazil – Photographic Portraits in Brazil 1869/2013” (ifa Gallery Stuttgart, Germany, 2013), the 2nd Biennial of the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (Japan, 1997) and “Novas Travessias, New Directions in Brazilian Photography” (The Photographers’ Gallery, London, England, 1996).
Futebol photo essay (1998-2014), Belo Horizonte and Diamantina, Brazil.
Alanna Lockward (1961 -2019)
The Dominican author, curator and filmmaker Alanna Lockward died in Santo Domingo on January 7, 2019.
Maré Traveling Museum of Images
Memories in a Cardboard Box
Traveling initiative shatters the museum concept and facilitates exchange of experiences in Maré favela.
Highlights of 2019
Looking Back at an Intense and Interesting Year
Friends and collaborators of Contemporary And América Latina (C&AL) reflect about artistic highlights of the year that is now ending.
The Second Print Issue of C&AL
Fresh from the press! The new C& América Latina Print issue is out now - and on its way to Art Basel Miami.
In Conversation with Elle Pérez
Fearless Bodies and Identities in Elle Pérez' Photography
A talk with the New Yorker photographer about the gaze of love, the fragmentation of the body, and identity.
In Conversation with
Regina José Galindo: “I Am Not A Vulnerable Woman”
“Art is art and politics is politics”, says the Guatemalan artist. And yet her work is a blow of political defiance.
MASP contrata curadora indígena
Sandra Benites, de origem Guarani Nhandewa, é nova curadora adjunta de arte brasileira.
Performance in Martinique
Excellence, Audacity and Transgression
FIAP is Martinique’s own festival dedicated to performance art. C&AL spoke to the curators Annabel Guérédrat and Henri Tauliaut.
Dia Consciência Negra
Museu Afro Brasil inaugura conjunto de exposições
Walter Firmo, João Câmara, Castro Alves e jovens artistas contemporâneos da Bahia estão entre os destaques das aberturas.