Perspectivism and the Decolonization of the Subject The more the colonized has assimilated the cultural values of the metropolis, the more he will have escaped the bush. — Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks To understand the terms of the colonial difference established in the last 500 hundred years between colonizer and colonized it is necessary to disassemble the ideas of man and humanity that have been at the center of the European thought since the Renaissance. Walter Mignolo is […]
Eu, o Vinil, e o Resto do Mundo (I, the Vinyl LP, and the Rest of the World) I wrote, produced, and animated along with Ricardo Fernandes the opening for this 2010 documentary about hip-hop DJs in São Paulo. It was directed by Karina Ades and Lila Rodrigues.
The Journeys of Francisco Moreno: Views on nature in the southernmost part of Argentina – 1873 -1906 This article analyses views of Eastern Patagonia that factored into the discourse of Francisco Moreno, an Argentine naturalist and geographer in the late 19th century. An analysis of the documents shows that his preoccupation with countering the belief at the time that the Patagonia was a “useless desert,” coupled with his sense of deception with the process of land distribution after the military […]
In 2009, I designed a book celebrating the 10 years of hip-hop festivals at the São Paulo SESCs.* As you can see in these excerpts, the book is a collage of pictures and flyers composing a visual narrative of a decade of hip hop shows at the SESCs. * SESC stands for Serviço Social do Comércio (Social Service of Commerce). It is a non-profit promoting culture and arts. Founded in the 1940s, it has centers in almost every Brazilian major […]
TVCOM In 2008, I helped to create the new look for TVCOM, a local TV network in southern Brazil. I worked with Lucas Rampazzo and Ricardo van Steen (Tempo Design Studio) in the redesigning of all the TVCOM’s promos, IDs, opening credits, and also their logo.