Pedro Matos was born on the 11th January 1984.Though he was born in Madeira Island, he spent all his childhood and youth in Lisbon city,capital of Portugal.
His references are the work of photographers such as Tomas Ruff and Diane Arbus, Nan Goldin, Helmut Newton, Robert Mapletorpe, the design of La Chapelle and at last, but not the least, the reference of Steven Klein that floods Pedro Matos´ imaginary. (more…)
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In June 2010, a team of scientists and intrepid explorers stepped onto the shore of the lava lake boiling in the depths of Nyiragongo Crater, in the heart of the Great Lakes region of Africa. The team had dreamed of this: walking on the shores of the world’s largest lava lake. Members of the team had been dazzled since childhood by the images of the 1960 documentary “The Devil’s Blast” by Haroun Tazieff, who was the first to reveal to the public the glowing red breakers crashing at the bottom of Nyiragongo crater. Photographer Olivier Grunewald was within a meter of the lake itself, giving us a unique glimpse of it’s molten matter. (more…)