EVANDRO TEIXEIRA


Evandro Teixeira

(photo by Renato Velaques)

Internationally acclaimed photojournalist Evandro Teixeira, was born in Jequie, Bahia, Brazil, on December 25, 1935. He studied with photographer Jose Medeiros, of "O Cruzeiro", and started his non-stop career with Jornal do  Brasil in Rio in 1958. He is now its Photo Editor. He has covered major stories locally and globally including coup d'etats, political uprisings, carnival, indigenous peoples, social events,  and sports. He has been the official photographer of a succession of presidents, had his work exhibited at home and abroad, and is the winner of numerous awards. His images are in the permanent collections of the Harvard Art Museum, The Worcester Art Museum, the Museu de Arte Moderno de Rio de Janeiro. His bibliography includes"Fotojornalismo", "Canudos", "Os Sertoes", "68:Destinos". He is the  subject of a full-length movie and a legendary figure for his photojournalism and his dedication to recording the history, culture and folklore of his native region of the arid interior of Bahia state.
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In the 20th issue of ANTILIPSEIS magazine he participates with photos

     
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