Paulo Monteiro

Paulo Monteiro

Paulo Monteiro was born June 1963, in S. Miguel, Azores, where he currently lives and works. He has been a photographer since 1985. He has developed long term projects about various subjects, such as popular religiosity, profane festivities, architecture, landscape, Nature, or the world of work.
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Between tradition and modernity

This portfolio documents rituals with masks that take place in the Trás-os-Montes region, Portugal.

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Saint Stephen feast in Ousilhão

This series documents the Saint Stephen feast in Ousilhão, Municipality of Vinhais, Portugal. These rituals are of pagan origins, Roman…

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The Soul of my People

These images reveal us rituals threatened both by globalization and by the folklore that the tourist flows feed, and perpetuate…

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Carnival Warriors

“Carnival Warriors” is the title of a long-term project that aims to document the Carnival rituals that take place in…

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