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Leão Serva, 63, is a journalist, international journalism director and London correspondent for TV Cultura (a public broadcaster in São Paulo), professor of journalistic ethics at ESPM-SP, and writer. Serva is the author of several books, including A Formula da Emotion in War Photography (SESC, 2021). He holds a master's and doctor's degree in communication and semiotics from PUC-SP. Since 1992, he has made several trips to Indigenous territories in the Amazon.
Between 2017 and 2021, he made text reports following the expeditions of photographer Sebastião Salgado to Indigenous communities photographed for the Amazônia project, an exhibition and book launched in different places in the world since 2021.