Born (1980) and raised by the Atlantic ocean in southern Brazil.
Started photographing with a Kodak Instamatic camera in 1989. Favorite subjects were stray dogs and high-flying birds. Switched the focus to human beings in the early 90s.
Worked on HIV and AIDS educational projects in Namibia for six months in 2004.
Spent the following six months diving with giant oceanic manta rays in Mozambique.
Awarded six honorable mentions at the Int’l Photography Awards 2006 for the Tangi Unene
First solo exhibition: Tangi Unene Namibia. Los Angeles, 2006.
Worked with Brazilian photographer Claudio Edinger for six months in São Paulo in 2007.
Since 2008, contributed to various publications in Brazil, Germany, Australia, Portugal, Canada, Denmark, US, and France.
Started documentary project on the Gaza Strip’s surf community, the Gaza Surf Club, in early 2012.
Participated in group exhibition in Baghdad and Duhok, Iraq: Love Letter from Brazil to Iraq, 2012.
Awarded honorable mention at the Int’l Photography Awards 2012 for the Gaza Surf Club project.
Began covering the Syrian uprising in mid 2012.
Currently based in Istanbul.