Universidade Candido Mendes/IUPERJ and Freelance photographer and curator in Flamengo, Brasil
Ph.D. in Social History from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, M.A. in Arts from Universidade Federal Fluminense and B.A. in Art History and Cinema from Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, USA. Professor of Photography and Arts at the State University of Rio de Janeiro and at Universidade Candido Mendes. IN 2014/2015 did post-doctoral research at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany on Brazilian and German photography in the 1950s.
Studied and collaborated with Brazilian avant-garde artist Hélio Oiticica (1937-1980). Has published various books and is a member of the Brazilian Anthropology Association, which in 2004 awarded him its Pierre Verger Photography prize.
Has held various one-man photo exhibits throughout Brazil, participated in group exhibits and works as curator of photography, film and art exhibits. In 2015, was awarded the Marc Ferrez Photography Prize from the Brazilian Art Foundation for the project "Berlin<>Rio:Routes and Memories".