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Last Updated: 07/08/2014Outside of the Statiums: Photo Essay
Leticia Perelstein and Alison Domzalski
Outside of the Stadiums presents a collection of photographs of people, places, customs and traditions within innovative initiatives in the northeastern region of Brazil. The images show the daily life of communities outside of the context of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. This is a look at another reality in the country of soccer.
In January of 2014, in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil, our multinational team (two photographers from the US and Argentina, a community organizer from Brazil and a tech wiz from Costa Rica) visited nine communities and had creative exchanges and made new friends through the art of photography. All-day photography workshops were given in each place. Cameras were distributed (and donated) to students with lessons on lighting, composition, and portraiture. Students toured their communities to photograph their own stories. Later their images were projected on a large scale outdoors and shared. Images were printed and certificates of course completion were distributed. During these workshops, every student's portrait was taken with the intention of later exhibiting the portraits through the Inside Out Project.
Through photographic lenses, we were exposed to the grassroots initiatives taking place in each community. Photography was exchanged for music, dance, fresh farm food, soccer, art, and tours in beautiful deserts and beaches. Our project, Outside of the Stadiums, celebrates these important initiatives and communities.
Outside of the Stadiums focuses on giving more attention to these communities in Pernambuco, home of the Itaipava Arena Pernambuco Stadium.
To support this project please visit https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/fora-dos-estadios.
Leticia Perelstein was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and moved with her family to New York City when she was a child. Photography has been for Leticia an exploration of her family and also a lens into cultures and border crossing. She has traveled extensively throughout Latin America and Asia teaching, documenting and telling stories about remote places. Leticia has also used photography and art as a tool for social change and education. leticiaperelstein.tumblr.com