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José Medeiros has worked as a photojournalist since 1990. He freelances for national media outlets, including O Globo, UOL, Folha de S.Paulo, and Estadão.
He worked for newspapers in Mato Grosso do Sul and Mato Grosso. An independent documentary filmmaker, he has authorial, cultural, and anthropological projects on the traditional peoples of the Amazon and Pantanal.
He is currently developing the Pantanal+10 project, which aims to record the biome for 10 years (2020-2030), documenting the environmental impacts on the world's largest floodplain.
He is the author of the books O Pantanal de José Medeiros (Entrelinhas Publishing House), 2014; and Céu e Inferno em Terras Alagadas (Origem Publishing House), 2022.