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What is the most fascinating aspect of the human? The ability of adapting, reflecting and appreciating things.

The theme of this issue is ROADTRIP. Your work itself takes us through a series of roadtrips. Which one holds to be the most memorable? Chapada Diamantina, in the central region of Brazil, with a friend. We decided to go and just took the bus with no place to stay and almost no money. We met a guy there who let us sleep in his camp. We [would] spend the whole day walking through the mountains without any directions, searching for hidden lakes and waterfalls. [We brought] only cameras, pots, and caramelized bananas. It was amazing and worth every wound and scratch.

How did you get to where you are now as both an artist and a person? Photography is a medium [that] I’m used to playing with [ever] since I was a kid with my father, so it [has] always been something I enjoy doing. All I [that] learned about it was by using the camera freely, reading, and hanging with friends with cameras. Lately in Buenos Aires, I’ve been going to ateliers of a couple of photographers like Ignacio Parodi, one of my favorites in Argentina, which helped me to take pictures in a more concise way. I [have] always been free [to make] my own decisions and [have] never had anything preventing me. Since I finished high school in 2008, I moved alone to different cities. I believe this freedom and will of new things is what moves me to be and do what I want.

When you have time to sit alone and relax, where do you go? Conversely, where do you go to keep yourself busy? In Buenos Aires, where I’m currently living, I go to rooftops. In Brazil, I sit near the ocean by night or in the very early morning. To keep myself busy, I stay in my place.

What is the most spontaneous thing you’ve done? Probably entering a church and walking to the priest during a mass [while] holding hands with two drunk gay friends.

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Profile for Atwood Magazine

ROADTRIP, Issue 5, Atwood Magazine  

atwood magazine is an arts/fashion/music/literary/interview publication that seeks out new talent and fresh voices, giving its readers a uni...

ROADTRIP, Issue 5, Atwood Magazine  

atwood magazine is an arts/fashion/music/literary/interview publication that seeks out new talent and fresh voices, giving its readers a uni...