João Pina is a Portuguese magazine and documentary photographer.
He was trained to photojournalism and documentary at the ICP in New York (International Center of Photography).
His work has been presented in many museums, galeries and festivals thoughout the world, including the "Visa pour l'Image" photojournalism festival in Perpignan and Les Rencontres d'Arles, France.
He has published "CONDOR" in 2014 (four different editions in four languages) about « Operation Condor » in 1975 in Latin America, and more recently "46750" about the evolution of life in Rio de Janeiro between 2007 and 2016 and the develoment of gang wars (three editions, Loco for the French one, 2018).
© Portrait taken form the artist's website
Presentation by FotoEvidence (publisher of the English edition): " 46750 is a visual account of the Rio de Janeiro last decade, a portrait of the so-called « wonder city », with all its contrasts and complexities. 46,750 is also the number of homicides that occurred in Rio de Janeiro's metropolitan area during the decade between 2007 and 2016, the time...