Photo exhibition in São Paulo depicts Africa beyond stereotypes

Don’t expect to find pictures of the African savanna among the ones displayed in Tás a ver? (literally “do you see?”, or “do you get it?”, in a free translation) exhibition. The title is a provocation that sets the tone for distinctive images that portray a contemporary and urban African continent. It deliberately uses Portuguese, which is spoken in some countries in Africa, but in a way that Brazilians are not used to (the expression “tás a ver” is common in Portugal, Angola, Mozambique and Cape Verde, but not in Brazil).

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