Marcelo Oséas is a documentary photographer resident in São Paulo city (Brazil). At first, he studied Economics Science at the University of São Paulo, specializing in Social Welfare Policies, acting in big Brazilian companies, as well as in the third sector.

In 2012, decided to migrate from Economics Science to Visual Arts, and since then, encompasses in his portfolio several covers of Rio de Janeiro poor communities; Ilhabela-SP residents (“caiçaras”) communities registers through local Secretary of Social Assistance. Furthermore, he was accepted by V National Photographic Art Salon from São Caetano do Sul with his photo “Contato Inicial”, moreover, he traveled along nine countries from November 2015 to July 2016, registering images of forestry initiatives, sustainable agriculture, handicraft works and sanitation projects.

In 2016, due to his prominence ranking among photographers from 141 countries, he was invited to join as a permanent member at LensCulture Awards, noted as the largest Street Photography Contest in the world, aiming to share his portfolio and inspire artists and photography admirers all over the globe.

Son and grandson of booksellers, Marcelo is self-taught in handmade bookbinding and visual arts. He explored his knowledge in photography and photobooks in Rio de Janeiro, at Ateliê da Imagem, acting since then as a photographer, along with projects aiming for an awakening of the human consciousness around him, as well as for protecting traditional cultures, such as caiçara and indigenous.


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