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Gallery 2016

The Old Town Bleeds

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Through the gentrification of its Historic Centre, the tourism industry in Salvador da Bahia has standardized the landscape, and its former inhabitants have given way to shops full of souvenirs and emptied of character. The core of the Old Town is now a tiny and colourful theme park, a caricature of its old self, with experiences designed for immediate consumption by the hordes of tourists for whom a single afternoon in Salvador should be enough. Consumption, in fact, has become the keyword here. The ostensible presence of barricades and police along the border of this proto-Disneyland implies that visitors are not welcome to trespass. Obediently enough, they don't. Since 2013 I have been dedicating myself to trespassing. Here is the other side.

Main Partners

partner tpd partner mp unicusano

Technical Partners

stroppa parners innovafvg

Media Partners

ilfotografo photographers lounge partner lfi Insomnia Photography partner blow partner quo partners silvershotz isp partner prism cuatroscuro partner tpi apf dng image artofphoto fotopolis spm vphotomag student old fotopalyazat fstop doc partner click magazine partner espacio partners photosofia

Venues

partner aeroporto walraum GALERIJA PRINCIPIJ School of Creative Photography partners OBOK partner alchemia partner betel partner konfederacka partner pierwszy partner pracownia partner szomszed partner partner castro partners bal partner relax partner cameral partner cps partners wavelove partner domliteratury partners wbb partners yaam partners lastriko partners carrots partners restauranpolet partners meduza partners polet partners superiore partners kisuzem partners leniviec