ICP-International center of Photography - NY, UofN - Kona, ESPM - Sao Paulo
About Luiz Maximiano
Luiz Maximiano, 42 (b. Assis Chateaubriand, PR, Brazil), studied Social Communication at ESPM (Escola Superior de Propaganda & Marketing), in São Paulo, and Photography in Hawaii, New York and Amsterdam, where he lived for seven years. During that time, he won the Canonprijs as young talent in photography of the year in the Netherlands. He photographed the war in Afghanistan, elections in Pakistan, HIV crisis in Southern Africa and social unrest in Central America. Back in Brazil, he has worked for major Brazilian and international publications, such as Time magazine, Newsweek, ESPN Magazine, Playboy, Der Spiegel, USA Today, Die Zeit, The Wall Street Journal and won the Prêmio Abril de Jornalismo 2013 for portrait of the year.