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Rosângela Rennó

Born in 1962, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Rosângela Rennó’s work is characterized by appropriating newspapers, old family albums, slides, discarded images found in flea markets, archives or dead files. Interested in “how the system systematically tries to erase the links to the past”, she wants to make visible society’s anonymous and overlooked protagonists who, in vernacular photographs, often express far more about the human condition than photographs with an artistic intent. Distinguished by her innovative, politically charged presen...Read more