The struggle of the Yanomami, through the eyes of Claudia Andujar

Photo: Claudia Andujar/IMS Rio/Collection

The story of the golden age of Brazilian reportage photography cannot be told without Realidade magazine, this precious source of long-form literary journalism covered the country’s most pressing social and cultural issues throughout the 1960s and 1970s, always with shocking portraits accompanying flowing, engaging narratives. 

The magazine went out of circulation in 1976, but the seed of its humanistic style lives on. These days, Piauí magazine bears the standard of long-form journalism in Brazil, while some of Realidade‘s photojournalists have gone on to worldwide fame. This is the case of Claudia Andujar, the 88-year-old Swiss-born Brazilian photographer who has dedicated...

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