Books: Inside Sao Paulo's 'Cracolandia'

By David Schonauer   Tuesday January 26, 2021

As a young boy, Brazilian photographer Gui Christ heard about a place in Sao Paulo, Brazil,  filled with people with broken dreams and broken families. They had become addicted to a heinous new drug called crack. After he began working as a photojournalist, Christ began a two-and-a-half-year period documenting the neighborhood known as “Cracolandia,” or the Crackland. The result, notes The Washington Post, is his new book Fissura. Christ says he got to know men and women who were “practically invisible to society.”

Read the whole story at The Washington Post.


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