Antonio Roseno de Lima - RAW VISION

Antonio Roseno de Lima

Erika Manoni's entry into the
2019 Raw Vision short film competition

Antonio Roseno de Lima, known as ARL (1926–1998), was born in Alexandria, a small city in northeastern Brazil.

Finding himself reduced to poverty, he fixed up a living space for himself – a small, unsanitary cabin with no lighting in the "Três Marias" favela of Campinas – remaining there until his death. Although diagnosed with schizophrenia and diabetes, Antonio painted every day.

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