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Fashion shoot

    The day shown in the pictures was a special day. Kelly (15) and Andrea (24), who live on the street, came to our house, had a shower, had food, we talked. To meet them and be together was like blowing an invisible wall. Kelly loved to shower, all happy and enthusiastic, jumping around […] Continue reading →

Like Rich People

They live without a house…but when I ask them to act like the owners of a house of rich people, you hardly see the difference. It was very hard though, to find rich people who would open their house for them, so we could do a fotoshoot. Photography by Martijn Crowe www.thefaketory.org   Continue reading →

Moradores da Rua

They live on the street, under bridges. To make a living they clean the street, organize all the trash of others and sell it. Due to the financial crisis on this moment, they make only half the money they used to. Just not enough to keep them alive. I made this photos in the place […] Continue reading →

Lost in the city

They seem lost in the city, so many people living out on the streets in São Paulo, sitting walking, sleeping eating, in parks, in doorways, on banks, under the viaducts and simply in the middle of the sidewalks. clean the city. Photography by Martijn Crowe www.thefaketory.org   Continue reading →

“They just don’t want to work.”

"They just don't want to work." by Martijn Crowe “They just don’t want to work.” I still hear it said about homeless by many, in Europe, in South America, in Asia. In São Paulo you can see many homeless people on the street, collecting trash and pulling their carts through the town and traffic. When we went with them through the city we noticed […] Continue reading →

Like rich people

Like rich people by Martijn Crowe Like rich people In Sao Paulo we invited homeless people to our homes or that of other very wealthy people to have a shower and food, and photographed them as masters of the house. It are circumstances that makes them living on the streets and others in well furnished houses. Photography by Martijn Crowe www.thefaketory.org […] Continue reading →