2016 – Watching the world

Rogério Reis

Here Geraldo Melo is presented as a flâneur, an observant traveler who goes to cities throughout the world in search of cultural similarities.

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2016 – Ordinary and magic

Ferreira Gullar

When I first saw Geraldo Melo’s photographs, I felt like I was discovering a new form of photographic expression.

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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.

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2015 – Orishas

Karla Mourão

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.

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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.

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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.

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