Chrystèle Saint-Louis Augustin
Aline Carmo para Mocha
Through Capoeira I fell in love with people, the country and its culture. Participating in the popular demonstrations, almost all of them in the city of Rio de Janeiro, I experienced up close the beauty and diversity of the people that are forgotten and oppressed. Simultaneously I began to click my reality without pretensions in this new place next to the friends, Masters, figures of popular culture, people who directly or indirectly surrounded me. When I realized I had built an intimate, respectful and revealing work where the process of composition was the bond of trust established between myself and the photographed.
My work shows the true Brazilian people, valued and outside the standards of beauty established by society.