Stone’s photographs are an invitation to travel back in time and witness a nation on the cusp of modernisation where there was a stark contrast between the untouched wilderness of the Amazon and the relentless industrialisation taking place in cities such as Manaus, the capital of the Amazonian rubber trade.
Sir Benjamin Stone Study Day: Talks and Q&A with curators + guests
22 OCT 2014 – 3pm: A one-day programme of talks about Benjamin Stone, Brazil and photography in the 19th century.
Speakers: Curators Rodrigo Orrantia and Pete James + others (TBC)
The Exhibition opens on 12th September and will be up till 7th November 2014 at the Embassy of Brazil, London.