Photographer and Journalist | Brazil
Matias Maxx is a photographer and a journalist that lives in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He began his career in 1998 and since 2010 is a correspondent of VICE Brazil, where he produces contents ranging from entertainment to human rights. In 2016 he published the report “It worked the pacification of the favela German Complex?”, awarded with the V Latin American Award for Journalism on drugs. In 2017, he won a scholarship of investigative journalism of the Public Agency and spent 15 days visiting illicit cultivation of marijuana in Paraguay, which resulted in two reports “Breaking up the paraguayan marijuana” and “How the pressed weed of Paraguay is born?”. Maxx has produced and photographed documentaries for international agencies as Al-Jazeera and Fusion, in addition to VICE. He participates in the organization of the Marijuana March of Rio de Janeiro since 2007. In 2012 he founded and produced the four editions of the magazine SemSemente (WithoutSeed), the first printed magazine on marijuana in Brazil. He is currently producing a documentary about the process of the Regulation of Cannabis in Uruguay.
He will present the conference:
Breaking up the paraguayan pressed weed, ¡the worst green of the world has been good!
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9TH AT 4:00 PM