Our Offices & Partners Abroad

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Projects supported >

«Anthropology and history: from the French mission to the Amazon» – Yann Gross

Brazil — Events «The Jungle Book - Contemporary stories of the amazon and its fringe» Photographs by Yann Gross and texts by Daniel Munduruku and Arnaud Robert (published by Aperture, fall 2016)


Instituto Moreira Salles
São Paulo, Brazil
24, 25 and 26 November 2017

Yann Gross, André Penteado and Daigo Oliva (moderation) in conversation on «Anthropology and history: from the French mission to the Amazon» at Instituto Moreira Salles during the ZUM magazine festival

Swiss photographer and filmmaker Yann Gross (1981) is the author of «Horizonville» (2010), «Kitintal» (2010) and «The Jungle Book» (2016), an incursion into the contemporary Amazon, which received the Dummy Book Award at the Rencontres d’Arles in 2015. The ZUM festival invited the photographer to participate in a lecture on aspects of Anthropology and History focusing on his research in the Colombian, Brazilian and Peruvian Amazon. The first edition of the ZUM festival presented a series of lectures, conversations and workshops bringing together Brazilian and international photographers and filmmakers.

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