Artist Talk in NY: Come join me and my Forest Ruins project presentation
Jan 31, 2023
Rafael Vilela is a Brazilian photographer and explorer currently reporting on the climate and economic crisis in his country for National Geographic and Washington Post. His project ‘Forest Ruins’ documenting the resistance of the Guarani-Mbya indigenous community on the outskirts of São Paulo, the biggest metropolis on The Americas, was shortlisted on the Leica Oskar Barnack award in 2022. Vilela was also awarded with the NGS Explorer grant and the CatchLight Global Fellowship in 2022.