2016 – Watching the world
Here Geraldo Melo is presented as a flâneur, an observant traveler who goes to cities throughout the world in search of cultural similarities.
2016 – Ordinary and magic
When I first saw Geraldo Melo’s photographs, I felt like I was discovering a new form of photographic expression.
2016 – Collateral
Fragments of Havana
and New York
Karla Mourão e João Sobral
Geraldo Melo astonishes at each movement. His human investigation is made of rare findings of the same matter scattered through distinct territories. He moves, thus, in a calculated manner, but without certainties.
2015 – Orishas
The deities of the African mythology are portrayed in Geraldo Melo’s essay in erratic movements as required by the uncertainties that surround the passionate gods of Candomblé. There is no virtue or vice, there is no judgement, there is only the gesture that does justice to the feeling.
2015 – Reveries to the sun & the moon
Ruthie Tucker – Amsterdam Whitney Gallery
“A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know”, proclaimed Diane Arbus of her chosen craft.
1998 – A Voluptuous Viewpoint
Por Waly Salomão
So many cities enveloped by a cloud, thick or diffuse – they induce a turning inward and the intense probing of the haunted, spirit beating his chest mea culpa mea maxima culpa.