Racism, cultural politics and the environment @NatGeo

It is 2018 and every single tabloid is publishing and republishing a confession of the chief editor of National Geographic that the coverage of the magazine in the past was racist. Right. We know it. Yes, in the United State and many other parts of the world, people of different ethnic groups have been misrepresented…

Green Economy Reader

It gives me enormous pleasure to announce that our new collaborative book, ‘Green Economy Reader‘ written with some of the most important sustainability thinkers of our time will be officially launched at the United Nations UNFCCC COP23 meeting in Bonn. State of the art in sustainability thinking, inspired by interdisciplinary ideas of ecological economics. This…

Vilém Flusser

Vilém Flusser is one of my recent discoveries. Hugely engaging and a very powerful text re-contextualizing the photographic practice and our relationship with photography. Flusser considers images ‘mediations between the world and human beings’. He describes the nature of photography as a practice of magic and considers the invention of photography an event of a…

A Global Image 2

The second image will play a little bit more on the ‘photography’ part of ‘global photography’. It was made in Rio de Janeiro from a patio of my friend’s house in Botafogo Bay. I had a rare opportunity to take my time to observe Rio at night without the fears for the safety of my…

Welcome to my Flickr photographic blog

It has been a while since I started a Flickr blog entirely devoted to my photography and paintings. It seems to be a good moment to share it with the world and invite you to comment. You will be welcome to leave your reflections, observations, and thoughtful remarks about the atmosphere, composition, motifs, tones, geography,…

Infrared Photography from the Coffee Triangle of Colombia

By some strange turn of fate on the the very first image I have taken using the infrared film in Colombia survived. The image is devoted to the unique ecosystems of Colombia and emphasizes my view that the value is a multidimensional concept and money is not a good measure for the value of ecosystems….

Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park is an absolutely special place full of character and charm. The Joshua Tree, Yucca brevifolia is an evergreen plant, iconic for the Mojave Desert. It relies on the Yucca moth for pollination, but in prehistoric times it was the Giant Sloth, who used to eat and spread the fruit of the…

Santa Monica. Los Angeles. California

My journey to California was just amazing. Los Angeles and San Francisco, Joshua Tree National Park and Muir Woods, local plants and coastal scenes, deserts, forests and the mountains. You will see more following the link to my Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/environmentalartist/27906207912/in/dateposted-public/

Los Angeles. California

My journey to California was just amazing. Los Angeles and San Francisco, Joshua Tree National Park and Muir Woods, local plants and coastal scenes, deserts, forests and the mountains. You will see more following the link to my Flickr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/environmentalartist/27906207912/in/dateposted-public/

Christ the Redemer. Rio de Janeiro

During my last trip to Rio I was extremely privileged to stay at my friends’ apartment in Botafogo bay. I had a room at the top with a terrace at my disposal. When I first saw the view, I could not believe my eyes. On the right was Christ the redeemer, on the left the…

Fauve Rio

My oil painting ‘Fauve Rio’ is no longer available, but you can order a limited edition print via http://www.saatchiart.com/art/Painting-Fauve-Rio/292458/1707059/view