MinhaSão Paulo 2016 calendar

The cover of the Brazilian calendar. It will be launched at the Human Rights Festival in early December.

The cover of the Brazilian calendar. It will be launched at the Human Rights Festival in early December.

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In early November 2015 we piloted a photography contest and calendar in São Paulo, Brazil.

Thank you Streetwise Opera's With One VoicePeople's Palace Projects, and the Secretaria Municipal de Direitos Humanos e Cidadania de São Paulo (City Council) for backing this project! British Council Brasil and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation - UK Branch, FujiFilm Brasil provided the cameras, Carter Wong Design is designing the calendar for no fee.

To see a video in English and Portuguese (with subtitles) go to Cafe Art's Brazilian website.

All money raised from the sale of the calendar will go to projects in Sao Paulo. We are selling 150 from here for £9.99 and the rest will be sold in Sao Paulo for 25 Reals.

While the majority of calendars will be available at the Human Rights Festival in São Paulo in December, a limited number are available from our website.

The international price will be the same as the My London calendar: £9.99 plus postage, with all the profits going to arts projects for people affected by homelessness in São Paulo. If you are in Brazil the local price will 25 Reals.


Feet on the Ground by Rudnei Barbosa. Rudnei took this photo of his feet and sandals on the street. The photo’s title, suggested by the photographer himself, alludes to the Brazilian people, always dreaming, but he stresses that, to achieve your goals, you need to set aside the illusions and put your feet on the ground. Rudnei, 45, was born in São Paulo, has lived on the streets for 30 years.

  If you are interested in purchasing a copy, please email info@cafeart.org.uk.

The Brazilian photos come from a pilot project, which was funded by With One Voice as part of an exchange between Brazil and the UK.

Please come to the pop-up exhibition of the Sao Paulo photographs and the London photographs at Carousel Restaurant, 71 Blandford St, London W1U 8AB on 1 December, 2015. It's free but you need to book with Eventbrite here.

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