Paulo Monteiro

Paulo Monteiro was born June 1963, in São Miguel Island, Azores, where he currently lives and works. He has been a photographer since 1985. He has developed long term projects about various subjects, such as popular religiosity, profane festivities, architecture, landscape, Nature, or the world of work. His work has been published and exhibited in Portugal and abroad.

Paulo Monteiro's Posts

1 March, 2024

Festivity of the Goat and “Canhoto”

By Paulo Monteiro

The village of Cidões has just 20 inhabitants. It’s located in Trás-os-Montes, in the northern inland of Portugal. Every year, on the Saturday after 31 October, ...

18 May, 2023

The Flour Battle

By Paulo Monteiro

Santa Cruz das Ribeiras is located in Pico Island, archipelago of the Azores. Every year, during Shrove Monday afternoon, a group of inhabitants, mainly young people, get togeth...