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Bruno Barreto

CultureZohn: Off the C(H)uff With Tatiana Bilbao at the Dynamic Latin American Architecture Show at MoMA

Patricia Zohn | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

What the Latin American show demonstrates unequivocally is the necessity of political and social ideas to meld with architecture to produce innovation.This emphasis on the indigenous and away from roving starchitects is certainly appealing and hints that the way forward should be inclusive of one's own country's rich architectural heritage.

ReThink Review: Reaching for the Moon - Of Parks and Poetry

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Jonathan Kim

I went into Reaching For the Moon as blind as could be, having never heard of Elizabeth Bishop, her poetry, Lota de Macedo Soares, or the creation of Flamengo Park, and I left totally curious and enthralled by all of it.

'Reaching for the Moon' - The Story of Poet Elizabeth Bishop and Her Love Affair With Lota de Macedo Soares

Matthew Chapman | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

If you want to take your mind off local politics -- which I do for a day or two -- this might be a good film to see.

Reaching for the Moon: Bishop, Barreto and the Art of Losing

Camila Gibran | Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts
Camila Gibran

Barreto's film, Reaching for the Moon, takes us on a fifteen year journey within two countries, in two languages, in the lives of two women: the American poet Elizabeth Bishop and the Brazilian architect Lota De Macedo Soares, whose love relationship didn't bow to convention.