Júlia Pontés

Photographer | Artist
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Nationality: Brazil
Biography: Júlia Pontés (b.1983 - Minas Gerais, Brazil) - Based in São Paulo, New York, Buenos Aires and Mumbai. Her interests are influenced by psychology, social issues and public policy, in which she holds a Master’s Degree. She worked as an iron ore... read on
Minas Exhibition | Exposição Minas
júlia pontés
May 23, 2019
Location: Recife
I have the honor to be part of the exhibition Minas at Fundação Joaquim Nabuco, Fundaj, in Recife, Brazil.
5 images of the Ó Minas Gerais | Our Land My Landscape project and the video Longest Train in the World are on display from March 21st until June 9th 2019.

The exhibition sheds light over mining issues in light of the current tragedy that killed 300 people in January 25th in Minas Gerais, Brazil, after a tailing dam broke releasing a thick mud over a small town.

Moacir dos Anjos, is one of the most important contemporary Brazilian curators. He is a curator and researcher at Fundação Joaquim Nabuco (Fundaj) in Recife and was 2010 São Paulo Biennale's curator.

Fundação Joaquim Nabuco, Fundaj, is a leading public organization fostering arts and education in northern Brazil.
     Mineração é tema de exposição na Fundaj
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Honored to be recognized by Harvard University's Planetary Health Alliance

By Júlia Pontés — Imensamente agradecida visura.co e à sua fundadora INCRÍVEL, Adriana Teresa, ao Planetary..
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