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Claudia Andujar * 1931 in Neuchâtel, lives in São Paulo

"Claudia Andujar spent her childhood in Romania and Hungary. In 1956 she immigrated to Brazil. A photography project documenting the way of life of the Carajá Indians in Central Brazil led Ms. Andujar to a career in photojournalism.

Throughout the years [the artist] has used her photographs to celebrate the rich culture of the Yanomami Indians in the Amazon Basin of Northern Brazil. Her photographs have given the outside world a glimpse into the complex spiritual and magical world o [...]

"Claudia Andujar spent her childhood in Romania and Hungary. In 1956 she immigrated to Brazil. A photography project documenting the way of life of the Carajá Indians in Central Brazil led Ms. Andujar to a career in photojournalism.

Throughout the years [the artist] has used her photographs to celebrate the rich culture of the Yanomami Indians in the Amazon Basin of Northern Brazil. Her photographs have given the outside world a glimpse into the complex spiritual and magical world of the Yanomami. In 1998, she published the book Yanomami: The House, The Forest, The Invisible featuring eighty-five of her photographs. Her work has been shown internationally, in both solo and group exhibitions."

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