By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Thursday, January 15th, Galeria Homegrown (Homegrown Gallery) in Ipanema will host the opening night of the "As Cores do Rio" (The Colors of Rio), an exhibition of works by photographer and videographer Ronaldo Land. Celebrating skateboarding and urban culture in Rio de Janeiro, the exhibition will remain open through January 29th.
A skateboarder himself, Land, also know as "Jesus", captures the world of skateboarding in Rio de Janeiro from an insider's perspective. Citing German Expressionism and Film Noir as major influences, Land works with contrasting available light in . . .