Ecstasy �" Although not in trance, common in religious ceremonies amongst the Yoruba, many of those who are at the Osun Festival, in Osogbo, reach moments of ecstasy when they launch words into space and agitate their bodies.

Luiz Santos

photofreedom@hotmail.com 00 447733266863 United Kingdom

Biography

Luiz Santos is a photojournalist based in London and Brazil and has been working independently for some years producing stories in Brazil,  the Middle East, The EUA, Europe and Africa.

Luiz Santos is the recipient of the Endframe Award - Promoted by The British Journal of Photography/Nikon and has exhibited consistently in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and China.

For four years Santos documented the influences of the Yoruba culture in Bahia/Brazil as well as the vibrant aspect of this culture in Nigeria. This project, entitled THE BOOK OF THE GODS, was exhibited in the United Kingdom in four occasions, and it is now being considered for publication.

Santos is represented by John Easterby, ex-Magnum and IPG.