"I have a dream" - Photometria Awards 2019

Subject: I have a dream

Competition "I have a dream" 2019

PHOTOGRAPHERS/ Cassio Vasconcellos

Cassio Campos Vasconcellos (Sao Paulo, SP, 1965) - Photographer since 1981. Vasconcellos has had his images exhibited over 200 times in twenty countries. His series "Nocturnes Sao Paulo" can be admired along with today's renowned professionals in the craft in the pages of "The World Atlas of Street Photography" (Thames & Hudson, England / Yale University Press, USA, 2014).

Some of his recent exhibitions are "Past/Future/Present: Contemporary Brazilian Art from the Museum of Modern Art, Sao Paulo", Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, curatorship by Vanessa Davidson and Caue Alves (2017); "Collectives", Today Art Museum (TAM), Beijing (2013); "Itinerant Languages of Photography", Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey (2013); and "The Vertigo Praise: Itau Photography Collection", Maison Europeenne de La Photographie (MEP), Paris (2012).

The Brazilian photographer has six books published: Brasil Visto do Ceu (Editora Brasileira, 2017), Aeroporto (2015), Aereas do Brasil (BEI, 2014) Panoramicas (DBA, 2012), Aereas (Terra Virgem, 2010) and Noturnos Sao Paulo (2002).

His awards include Conrado Wessel of Art (2011); Paulista Association of Art Critics (APCA - 2002) for best photography exhibition of the year with "Noturnos Sao Paulo"; Porto Seguro Prize of Photography (2001); and National Art Foundation (Funarte) (1995).

The artist's photographs are in Brazil's main private collections as well in museums such as the MASP - Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo (Sao Paulo, Brazil), and abroad in the Bibliotheque Nationale (Paris, France) and the Museum of Fine Arts (MFAH, Houston, US).