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ID: 500115115
 
Record Type: Person
Barros, Mercedes (Brazilian photographer, born 1957)

Note: Barros studied at the New England Scool of Photography and lives in Cologne, Germany. Her work features images of nature and its fragile balance, using solarization and chemicals to impart a sence of decay to her images. Her images of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster of 1986 are among her most well known.

Names:
Barros, Mercedes (preferred,V,index)
Mercedes Barros (V,display)

Nationalities:
Brazilian (preferred)
South American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1988  Chornobyl' (Kijev oblast, Ukraine) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Barros, Mercedes (I)

Biographies:
(Brazilian photographer, born 1957) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Sources and Contributors:
Barros, Mercedes ........ [GRISC Preferred, VP Preferred]
..................................  20th-Century Photography (1996) 39
..................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Mercedes Barros ........ [GRISC, VP]
................................  20th-Century Photography (1996) 39
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)

Subject: ........ [GRISC, VP]
....................  20th-Century Photography (1996) 39
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
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