Ludovic Carème. Brésils Amazonie
French photographer Ludovic Carème has been living and photographing in Brasil for over ten years. Carème decides to go backwards the long way taken by the favela inhabitants. He goes where it all begins, at the source of the exodus, in the luxuriant Amazonian forest. Carème testify of the deforestation and captures as well the domestic space. Further away in the forest, Carème documents the exploitation of rubber tree, latex bleeding, palm leaves reflected in the water, the invasive mangrove… Ludovic Carème is publishing simultaneously a second publication dedicated to his work in Brasil, São Paulo, showing the violence and poverty in the Agua Branca favela as well as of the homeless living in between abandoned buildings in the city center (Éditions Xavier Barral, 2019).
Publisher: XAVIER BARRAL. 2019. Hardcover. 19×24 cm. Pages: 128. Language: English/french. BW illustrated. ISBN: 978-2-36511-249-9 RRP:€ 35,00.