Days and Nights in Kingston and Rio

Photographer Varun Baker shoots from the hip and gets the money shot: “I am interested in dancehall in general, and a controversial dancehall star called Vybz Kartel in particular. I am attracted to the natural power of sex and the man-made power of money. In Kingston and Rio, I walk the humble streets of Trench Town, I find ‘spent shells’ lying on the ground in a favela, and record the similar joys and dangers of love, fulfilment and disappointment across two cities and two continents.”


Rio di Janeiro, September 10, 2011

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Rio de Janeiro, September 10, 2011


See more of Varun’s work here.

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  1. Eddie 27 February 2017 at 7:26 am #

    Intifmaroon is power and now I’m a !@#$ing dictator.