Posts By: Rafael Vilela

Rafael Vilela is an independent photojournalist and reporter. He is one of the founders of Midia NINJA collective in Brazil. His photographs are part of São Paulo’s Museum of Modern Art permanent collection. In 2014 he was invited by Magnum Photos to be one of the Brazilian photographers in the OffSide Brazil project to report the World Cup. Rafael was also nominated for World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Guaraní Mbya Win Reprieve From Deforestation

SÃO PAULO—“They just started cutting. We woke up with the sound of the weeping trees,” says Wera Mirim, a Guarani Mbya leader. On January 31st, one of the biggest construction […] Read More >