30x40x50 SUBURBS OF THE WORLD – METROPOLIS
Belo Horizonte & Petrópolis: ambiente construído e vida social
Villa Oliveira – Belo Horizonte
October 13-28, 2018
Exhibition curated by: Alfio Conti
Scientific committee of the exhibition:: Alfio Conti, Luca Sgambi, Ferdinando Zanzottera
The exhibition “30 x 40 x 50 SUBURBS OF THE WORLD – METROPOLIS. Belo Horizonte & Petrópolis: ambiente construído e vida social” is the first exhibition of the cultural and photographic project” 30 x 40 x 50 SUBURBS OF THE WORLD “and has had as its sole object of investigation the capital of the state of Minas Gerais (Brazil).
The fifty photographs in the exhibition have told the different expressions of conceiving and living the suburbs in this Brazilian city, populated by almost 2.5 million inhabitants.
Not specifically dedicated to the favelas, the images proposed for public use have also touched this particular way of domestic living, often acting employing independent rules divorced from building regulations.