Tagged: Discover the Brazilian Cinema

Roots: Ziraldo (1932)

Ziraldo Alves Pinto (Caratinga, Minas Gerais, 1932 – ). Draughtsman, caricaturist, cartoonist, illustrator, journalist and writer. In 1954, he replaced the caricaturist Borjalo (1925 – 2004) on the daily Folha de Minas and contributed to the magazine Binômio. In 1957, he moved to Rio de Janeiro, and in the following year, began to work on the magazine, O Cruzeiro, where, two years later, he created the character, Pererê. In 1963, he began to work for the Jornal do Brasil, and in 1964, for the magazine Pif-Paf, edited by Millôr Fernandes (1923-). He became a member of the founding team of the magazine, O Pasquim, launched in 1969. Since then, he has devoted himself to the publication of children’s books, with many titles, most notable among which are Flicts (1969), O Menino Maluquinho [The Crazy Kid] (1980) and O Bichinho da Maçã [The Little Apple Worm] (1982) […]


Discover the Brazilian Cinema

The Discover the Brazilian Cinema poster exhibition was presented in Art Scene Gallery in Shanghai in June 2007 featuring original posters by 30 Brazilian visual artists and 10 Chinese visual communication students. This exhibition, accompanying the Focus on Brazil (the Brazilian film exhibition taking place within this week’s tenth Shanghai International Film Festival) is a true visual carnival. The idea was to take forty designers, artists, illustrators, and photographers spanning all generations and regions of Brazil, and ask them to create an original collection of posters for famous Brazilian films. The collection in turn aims to introduce China, a country with an equally distinctive cultural flavor, to the richness and beauty that Brazilian cinema has to offer […]