Marcelo Tinoco, ‘Sunset at Calton Hill (from the series Fotorama)’, 2009, Zipper Galeria

About Marcelo Tinoco

Marcelo Tinoco’s practice combines documentary photography, archival research, and diorama construction. Tinoco has laboriously cultivated a personal digital database of images that he organizes into categories, including animals, objects, human beings, and structures; these become the raw materials for his complex scenes, which he creates one element at a time. The images are printed onto large-scale cotton photographic paper, sometimes up to two meters in length, and depict subjects ranging from Venetian history and 1970s Brooklyn to tropical paradises and post-apocalyptic cities.

Brazilian, b. 1967, São Paulo, Brazil, based in São Paulo - State of São Paulo, Brazil