Acupé is a Quilombo close to the small town of Santo Amaro, in Bahia. Here people find hope and a new meaning to their lives thanks to the discipline and energy of Capoeira, the Afro-Brazilian martial art which has inclusion at its very core.
In the Quilombo of Acupé the Capoeira classes for underprivileged people and street children are both practical and theoretical, always emphasizing the playful side of Capoeira, including elements that are fundamental for education and for the development of the kids’ physical, mental, and moral abilities | read the full story on Ayzoh Magazine
Second day with my new Fujifilm X-T3. These photos have been taken during a cinema workshop held by my collaborator Dorin Mihai. On this occasion we were inside the Teatro Galli in Rimini, a historic structure recently restored and returned to the city | Part 1
Photos taken during a cinema workshop that my collaborator Dorin Mihai held on the occasion of the Fogheraccia, a popular event that takes place every year on the beaches of Rimini | Part 2
Is the word “Gypsy” offensive? There really is no simple answer. How can there be when there are 12 million Romanies in Europe alone — all with their own opinions, experiences and identities. It is this fact which complicates almost every debate amongst and about the Romani people.
They are considered as this one, gigantic ethnic group with a single Romani identity. It is assumed we speak one language, share one identical culture and, indeed, unite under one name | read the full story on Ayzoh Magazine
The Norwegian nature is free for everyone to walk in, and the Oslo Opera House, which opened in 2008, was built as an extension to this idea.
Usually, you are likely to be arrested if you walk on rooftops. This new building in the very epicentre of the capital of Norway feels like the complete opposite of the usual “Please don’t touch” culture tourists are often met with worldwide.
The subtle variations in the structure of the marble-embellished roof is signed by Norwegian artists Kristian Blystad, Kalle Grude and Jorunn Sannes, and is truly a beautiful surface meant to be stepped on.
So, feel free to touch what you want but please keep in mind that under your feet there are three highly differently designed scenes, a myriad of public rooms and halls to explore, and a vibrant workplace for more than 600 opera and ballet professionals.