TALK­ING T TO PAOLO

Wicklow People (Arklow) - - NEWS -

AS PART of this year’s ‘ Brazil Meets Bray’, Tres Brazil­ian Cul­tural Cen­tre will present ‘In Con­ver­sa­tion’ with Brazil­ian news cam­era­man and pas­sion­ate pho­tog­ra­pher Paulo Pi­mentel on Satur­day, Au­gust 25, at 1.15 p.m.

Paulo will present his pow­er­ful body of work taken dur­ing a trip to Per­nam­buco and Alagoas in the north­east of Brazil in 1987. Real, raw por­traits de­pict ru­ral Brazil’s des­ti­tute work­force in the sug­ar­cane plan­ta­tions, half en­slaved by the ‘usineiros’ (the sug­ar­cane plan­ta­tion own­ers), who worked and lived with­out ever re­ceiv­ing proper wages. Tick­ets cost €6 from mer­maid­arts­cen­tre.ie.

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