Black Women of Brazil

The site dedicated to Brazilian women of African descent

Category Archives: photo exhibit

Beautiful and Black – See the work of the Bahian photographer that values black beauty


Note from BW of Brazil: Welcome to 2015! Hoped you’ve recovered from the party and you brought in the new year safely! After a great 2014, we at BW of … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · 4 Comments

Faces of Afro Brazil 29: Actress Stefanie Durval


Today, in number 29 of our ongoing series, Faces of Afro Brazil, we bring you promising actress Stefanie Durval from Serrinha, Rio de Janeiro. The actress has a career in … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

“Emancipation, inclusion and exclusion” photo exhibit provides a glimpse into the everyday lives of slaves in Brazil


Note from BW of Brazil: Following up a recent post here that featured a set of photographic images of Afro-Brazilian children in the 19th century, more photos from Brazil’s 350 … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · 4 Comments

"Afro-Brazilian Beauty" photo exhibit showcases the strength and beauty of black Brazilian women


“An exhibit in tribute to black women, showing all their strength and beauty.” This is the definition of the show “Beleza Afro-Brasileira (Afro-Brazilian Beauty)”, of Italian photographer Giancarlo Mecarelli, which … Continue reading

August 15, 2012 · 9 Comments