Copacabana Palace

PhotographerPeter Bauza
PrizeSilver in Portraiture / Family
Entry Description

Generally hidden from view, the "Sem Teto" represents the dark side of Brazil’s multibillion dollar spending spree on global events. There are thought to be millions homeless people. This is part of a long term project. Edilane and 3 of her 8 kids are resting on a mattress on the floor.

About Photographer

German-born, documentary photographer and visual story-teller, Peter Bauza, is committed to capturing images that are not only beautiful, but also inspire the viewer to reflect more deeply on the subject matter. Peter´s stories most often address contemporary social and political issues. Whether working in black & white or in color, his images document how local communities are dealing with oftentimes-severe environmental and economic challenges. Peter brings a unique background to his photographic career. He is culturally, literate and fluent in five languages (German, French, Spanish, English and Portuguese) and able to move easily within many countries to capture the stories that need to be told. Latest Solo Exhibitions Rio de Janeiro, FotoRio 2015 Shortlisted Athen Photo Festival Germania Hall, Goethe, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2014 Galeria UCEMA, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2013 Centro Cultural Borges, International Hall, Buenos Aires, Argentina Publications ZUMA, Alma, ParisMatch, Aerolineas Arg, La Fuga, Clarin, El Federal, Die Zeit among others