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'Sao Paulo – A Gigante em Miniatura' Exhibition by Flavio Meyer

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Sao Paulo: a miniature giant

In honour of the birthday of 463 years of São Paulo, on 25 January, the Brazilian photographer Flavio Meyer presents aerial images of important historical sites, tourist and cultural metropolis at the Art Gallery Circolo Italiano.

Through effects of optical illusion, the artist invites us to discover a new look, where the imposing city, becomes a little girl and the observer, a giant. The images instigate our imagination to fantasise about a toy town, subverting the magnificence of the town in front of the man.

"The photographic art of Flavio Meyer renews Sao Paulo, lovingly revealed very unique points of view and almost always dizzy." Marisa Lajolo, curator of the Jabuti Award.

"Flavio Meyer works in an epic scenography design emblematic that brightness and streamline chromaticism." Emanuel Massarani, President of Instituto do Patrimônio Histórico recovery in the State of São Paulo.

Working in the advertising market, was born in São Paulo and became an inventive art photographer for his predicament in new techniques and visual virtuosity through themes and forms, especially in the care of the aesthetic treatment of people, natural landscapes and architectures.

Studying a post-graduate degree in visual communication from the school of fine arts of São Paulo, Flavio Meyer has presented shows in Brazil and other countries. He interacts with new media and offers a rare poetic experimentalism through photography and the multiple contemporary possibilities of editing and montage.

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