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Requiem in samba

The music of samba formed the backdrop for Italian photographer Alex Majoli's time in Brazil. Looking to escape Europe and the life he knew, Majoli came to Brazil in 1995. Living in the poor favelas, he encountered a beautiful but violent culture and discovered a powerful outlook on life.

Requiem in Samba

Living in the poor favelas of Brazil, photographer Alex Majoli encountered a beautiful but violent culture shaped by the constant specter of death. During his time there, he also discovered a different outlook on life captured in the sounds of samba.

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Requiem In Samba

Alex Majoli

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