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Representing Brazil’s favelas through the lenses of community photographers

Baroni, Alice (2014) Representing Brazil’s favelas through the lenses of community photographers. Favelas@LSE (03 Jul 2014). Website.

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Community photography is being implemented around the world to enable socially disadvantaged communities to represent their everyday lives from the inside. In this post, Alice Baroni describes how community photographers in Rio de Janeiro not only have successfully achieved a portrayal of favelas that often challenges the images presented in the mainstream media, but have also fostered dialogue and enhanced self-esteem amongst their neighbours.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2015 12:06
Last Modified: 02 Oct 2021 23:21

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