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Paulo Siqueira

Paulo Siqueira is a Brazilian photographer and videographer. He is a frequent contributor to National Geographic Brazil,the New York Times,and Marie Claire Brazil, and his work has appeared in Time, L’Espresso, and Geo, among other publications.


River Women of Brazil

Fall 2012 | Reporting

It isn’t surprising that the women of Jararaca and its neighboring communities have turned to selling their bodies for a few liters of fuel; exchanging sex for food, money, and now diesel is something of a dark pastime of the region.


Feitosa in the backcountry. Artisans known as seleiros made the leather gear he wears from head to toe to protect him from the brush.

Endangered Trades

Fall 2015 | Photography

In northeast Brazil, artisans struggle to compete with the modern world.

The Lovely Sea

December 28, 2011

A generation ago, a Soviet dam drained the Aral Sea. Can a new dam reclaim it?