December 2, 2022


Adorn your Feelings


2 min read


A range of photos from a new zine by Sao Paulo-dependent photographer Guilherme da Silva (formerly showcased right here). Whilst da Silva first obtained the notion for the project subsequent a separation and impromptu photograph session with a good friend in 2019, he did not start working on it yet again right until December 2020 owing to the pandemic. All of the persons highlighted in the zine are LGBTQ+, with the goal of furnishing a utopian house for them to be who they certainly are devoid of stressing about how society sees them:

“As a queer particular person myself, I recognized that most of the time of our lives we put in trying to conceal who we are to in good shape in modern society, that when we are older people we never know who we actually are. For me it was a full system to fully grasp me and my community…. Remaining a photographer in Brazil has by no means been uncomplicated. When I began doing business jobs I had to adapt myself and I had to offer with some LGBTQ-phobic attitudes that ended up in melancholy. But it wasn’t just the homophobia, I had to offer with criticism to my technique, my light-weight and also the models I needed to photograph. The moment I listened to from a pretty well-known publication that the versions I required were being ‘too gay’ for the magazine.”

Overture is da Silva’s reaction to the treatment method he’s faced. Now turning to self-publishing, the zine’s title is a reference to the opening of an opera. And, like any introduction to a much larger physique of do the job, da Silva hopes this is just the commencing. Test out more illustrations or photos underneath!


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