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Maíra Erlich

Maíra Erlich

Maíra Erlich (she/her) is a Brazilian documentary photographer and visual storyteller whose work focuses on social matters, human rights, family and culture. For eight years, she was dedicated to wedding photography. In 2023, she became a National Geographic Explorer with her project “Undermined: A Sinking City,” which seeks to shed light on the stories of those affected by the world’s largest ongoing mining disaster in an urban area, situated on the Northeast coast of Brazil. She is currently based in São Paulo and works as an independent photographer for international media outlets and organizations.

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Jun 142024

Deep Dive: “Telling Long-term Stories”

We all know the challenge: you have an idea for a long-term project, but what next?

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