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Sávio Freire and Irmina Walczak - partners in life and in photography. Parents of three. Sávio is Brazilian, graduated in management. Irmina is Polish. She has a PhD in anthropology and she partially works as a researcher.

In 2012 they founded a collective called Panoptes through which they realize personal and commercial projects. Most of them are connected into the main subject of their work: family.

Since 2017 they are living on the road, traveling a world in a motorhome. All projects they carry out as their family life in a travel they report in “All about families” web serie.

 

Books:

2016 "Retratos pra Yayá", ISBN:978-85-922168-0-1, São Paulo, Brazil

 

Other publications:

2019 Missy Magazine, #02/19, Dossier: Let me sleep, pp: 58

2017 Newsweek, 46/2017, 6-12.11.2017, "Wojny matek", pp: 30-34

2017 The Best of Lens Culture, vol.1, pp:

2017 OLD No 66, pp: 18-39

2017 "Full Circle", ISBN: 9781389152634, USA

2017 Vida simples, abril, pp:27 

2017 The long way home, Volume IX: {Crossroads}

2016 Revue 6Mois, "Photo du lundi"

 

Prizes:

2018 Head On Photo Awards, Portrait Category Winner; Australia

2016 LensCulture Portrait Awards: Single Image Finalist; USA

 

Exhibitions:

2018 “Portraits without faces”, PH21 Gallery, Hungary; collective

2018 Riga Photomonth, “New Chic” collective projection, Estonia; Anytime, anywhere series

2017 8a Mostra SP de Fotografia, São Paulo, Brazil; collective - Retratos pra Yayá series

2017 Mostra de portfólios, Foto em Pauta, Tiradentes Festival, Brazil; collective - Retratos pra Yayá series

2017 Festival Valongo, Brazil; collective projection with the OLD curatorship

2017 Collective projection The best of LensCulture 2016 during: Month of Photography Denver, Tiradentes, Focus Photography Festival, Los Angeles Festival of Photography, Odessa//Batumi Photo Days Festival 2017, FORMAT International Photography Festival.

 

Participation in festivals, fairs and congresses:

2017 Book launch and signature of "Retratos pra Yayá", Paris Photo, France

2017 "Challenges of a crowdfunding campaign for the publication of a photo book", 8th Photography Book Fair in Lisbon, Portugal

2017 "Linguagem autoral na fotografia de família", Wedding Brazil, São Paulo

2017 Book launch and signature of "Retratos pra Yayá", Galeria do Lab Aberto, Fábrica Bhering, Rio de Janeiro

2016 Book launch and signature of "Retratos pra Yayá", Espaço f/508, Brasilia

2016 "Um outro olhar sobre a fotografia de família", Conferência Lampião, Campos dos Goytacazes

2016 "A beleza da simplicidade", Congresso Fotografar, São Paulo

2016 "Infância livre em fotografias", Cotidiano Criativo, Brasília

2015 Congresso Fotografar Talks, São Paulo

2015 Quintas no Quintal, Espaço F/508 de Fotografia, Brasília

Courses and Workshops:

2016 - 2017 Linguagem autoral na fotografia de família, Aracaju-Belo Horizonte-São Paulo-Curitiba-Rio de Janeiro

2016 Linguagem autoral nos retratos de família - 2 editions, Espaço F/508 de Fotografia, Brasília

2015-2016 Welcome home - 8 editions, Brasília

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