Born and raised in Avare, in the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1988, Antonio Guilherme Guazzelli Beltrami is son and grandson of amateur artists who always had public jobs. Enrolled in private schools, he always got involved in extracurricular activities, like sports teams and musical presentations. He began to write songs in the age of 14, practice that gave him some school and college level prizes in music festivals. The attention to the lyrics made him grown a great interest about literature, resulting in the practice of literature writing. Started to perform professionally in the age of 17. Right after high school, went to Boston, USA, period that his readings activities went to a very intense level. Applied to Harvard University. Went back to Brazil and began to study English language and literature in the College of Philosophy, Letters, and Human Sciences in the University of Sao Paulo. He got in touch with people the most diverse background and began to develop a huge interest in anthropology, and even that he was not enrolled, he constantly attended to classes of the latter subject. In 2009 he publishes his first short story and in 2010 his first poetry. Due to a mixed interest, in 2011 he transfers to the course of Cinema, Radio and Television of the same university, in the School of Communications and Arts, intending to ally the imagery studies to anthropology. There the interest in photography begin his major activity, he got a job at the university analogic studio. Since then, he has been studying photography in the technical and the theoretical basis, and as intended, allying it to the humanistic sciences.
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