Orlando Azevedo was born in 1949, on Terceira Island, in the Azores. He is professionally dedicated to documentary photography on special projects, as well as his own author’s creation in his studio in Curitiba. He is an expert in expeditions and long-term projects. He is founder and coordinator of the Heart of Brazil Expedition, conducted from April 1999 to July 2002. His works are in the International Center of Photography in New York, the Centre Georges Pompidou, the French Museum of Photography / Paris, the Museum Art of São Paulo, the Museum of Modern Art, the Itaú Cultural Institute, the Museum of Photography City of Curitiba, in the Portuguese Company of Águas Livres / Lisbon, in the National Library of Rio de Janeiro, the Afro-Brazilian Museum, Sao Paulo and MON – Oscar Niemeyer Museum. His artistic works exhibited in this edition of the International Biennial of Curitiba are product of Heart of Brazil’s expedition, in which the photographer ran 70.000km throughout the country in a jeep in search of images.
Daniel Rangel | Curator