A Retrospective of Claudia Andujar

Switzerland-born, São Paulo-based Claudia Andujar dedicated her whole life documenting the recent history, antithesis, conflicts and culture of Brazil.

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Her works from the 1960's to the present boasts the progress of her knowledge and know-how of living in her non-native country. She committed photographing the Yanomami, the largest indigenous people in the Amazon. Their existence is often endangered by invasion, economic and industrial interests. Andujar spent majority of her life living with them.

She immersed within the artistic and activist engagement; her most important series "Marcados" shows the climate of the country, marked with high degree of topicality and explosiveness; her "Rua Direita" is a street collection of passersby; lastly, "Através do Fusca" documents her trip from the city to the Amazon in 1976.

Claudia Andujar, from the series Marcados, 1981–1983 3;Claudia Andujar, from the series Marcados, 1981–1983 2

Visit this event showcasing the extensive retrospective of the photographer at the Claudia Andujar, Tomorrow May Not Be Yesterday at the Museum für Moderne Kunst in Frankfurt.

Claudia Andujar, from the series Através do Fusca, 1976; Claudia Andujar, from the series Marcados, 1981–1983; Claudia Andujar, Marcha da Família com Deus pela Liberdade, São Paulo [Marcha of the Family with God for Freedom, Sao Paulo], 1964

The show runs through June 25.

Images are from the press kit.

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