Gustavo Minas was born in Cássia (MG, Brazil) in 1981. He graduated in journalism from the State University of Londrina and studied language and history of photography with Carlos Moreira in São Paulo. Since 2009, he has photographed the daily life of the cities where he lives.
In 2017, his ‘Bus Station’ series won the POY LATAM award in the category “The Future of the Cities” and was exhibited at the Centro de Fotografía de Montevideo. His first book “Maximum Shadow, Mininal Light” was released in May 2019, with a solo exhibition at Freelens Galerie em Hamburg. In 2021, his work was featured at the show “Common Life Utopias”, at Brazil’s Pavillion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition (La Biennale di Venezia). He currently works as a journalist and freelance photographer in Brasilia. He’s also a member of Burn my Eye collective and a The Raw Society ambassador.
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