(Rio de Janeiro, 1978). Anthropologist, lives between Portugal and Brazil. He is a PhD student in Urban Anthropology (FCT) studying cultures and lifestyles of youth in the peripheral neighborhoods of Lisbon and Rio de Janeiro. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Sociology at the Faculdade de Ciência Sociais e Humanas from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and a Master’s in Anthropology from ISCTE. Aside from his academic career, he has worked as a photojournalist and directed the documentary NUBAI: o rap negro de Lisboa (2007). He is currently conducting fieldwork in a group of favelas in Maré, RJ.