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The photographer Julio Bittencourt embraced our cause

Julio Bittencourt was born in 1980 in Brazil and grew up between Sao Paulo and New York. His projects have been exhibited in galleries and museums in several countries and his work published in magazines such as Foam Magazine, GEO, Stern, TIME, Le Monde, The Wall Street Journal, C Photo, The Guardian, The New Yorker, Esquire, French Photo, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, and Leica World Magazine, among others. He is the author of three books: “In a window of Prestes Maia 911 Building” , »Ramos » and “Dead Sea”.

Julio found out  Renaissance Project through one of our collaborators and decided to live in Paris for 5 months to follow the project producing pictures and videos that will become a book and a inedit photo exhibition.



Aesthetica Art Prize (Shortlisted)

XIII Premio Marc Ferrez de Fotografia

IPA (International Photography Awards) Collage Prize
IPA (International Photography Awards) Fine Art Prize

Premio Porto Seguro de Fotografia (Category Brazil)

Paul Kuf Award (nominee)

Leica Oskar Barnack Award
Aperture Portfolio Prize

Fundacao Conrado Wessel Prize


FMA – Fundacao Marcos Amaro, Brazil
Leica Collection, Wetzlar, Germany
Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (K*MoPA), Japan
Alfredo Setubal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Noorderlicht Gallery, Groningen, The Netherlands
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Colecao Pirelli / Masp de Fotografia, Sao Paulo Museum of Art (MASP), Brazil
Fundacao Conrado Wessel, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Instituto Itau Cultural, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Bolsa de Arte do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Colecao Joaquim Paiva – Museu de Arte Moderna / MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Colecao Aloysio Cravo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Museu da Fotografia, Fortaleza, Brazil
Instituto Figueiredo Ferraz, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil
Abact, Associacao Brasileira de Arte Contemporanea, Sao Paulo, Brazil