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Emphas.is is a new model for crowdfunding impactful, high-quality journalism. Photographers show their work, share their motivations and highlight the news-worthy projects they are undertaking. Anyone can make a contribution to back a story.
In line with our theme, Urban Futures, PICNIC has “adopted” a new project from Emphas.is that exposes the impact of the housing shortage in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Called “Citizen X”, photographer Julio Bettencourt is documenting the people that live on the fringes of Brazil’s society. After completing this series of portraits, Julio will project his images on facades in five central locations in Sao Paulo to create discussion and bring awareness to Brazil’s urgent urban issues.
View Julio’s stunning photographs and consider supporting this moving project.