Colonial Mentality 2020

The image submitted is from one of the series of the project 'About Walls', called ‘Colonial Mentality’, where hundreds of faces on money bills of political leaders, colonizers and colonized, national and war heroes, ex-slaves, indigenous peoples and dictators throughout history were photographed representing what is perhaps the biggest wall of all – capital. 

Duratrans mounted on light boxes. This entire piece has 90cm (h) x 280cm (w). Each box has 30cm (h) x 20cm (w) and the work submitted is a photograph of an actual mounted piece on a wall.

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Julio Bittencourt



Julio Bittencourt was born in 1980 in Brazil and grew up between Sao Paulo and New York. His projects have been exhibited in galleries and museums over 100 times in twenty countries and his work published in magazines such as Foam, GEO, TIME, The Wall Street Journal, C Photo, The Guardian, The New Yorker, Esquire, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, and Leica World Magazine, among several others.
He is the author of three books: “In a window of Prestes Maia 911 Building”, "Ramos" and "Dead Sea" and currently lives and works between Paris and Sao Paulo.

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