This piece is part of Guilherme's series Feminicid.
The rate of femicide in Brazil is the fifth highest in the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of murders reaches 4.8 for every 100,000 women. The 2015 Map of Violence points out that, between 1980 and 2013, 106,093 people died because of their status as women. According to the Brazilian Public Security Yearbook, published by the Brazilian Public Security Forum, between 2016 and 2018, there were more than 3,200 deaths of women in the country. In addition, an estimate by the National Council of Justice (CNJ) indicates that, in the same period, more than 3,000 cases of femicide were not reported. According to ANTRA, in 2017 alone, 179 murders of transgender people were registered. This means that, every 48 hours, a transgender person is murdered in Brazil, leaving the country at the top of the list of countries with the highest number of transgender homicides.
Reporter visual artist and photographic, Guilherme Bergamini is Brazilian and graduated in Journalism. For more than two decades, he has developed projects with photography and the various narrative possibilities that art offers. The works of the artist dialogue between memory and social political criticism. He believes in photography as the aesthetic potential and transforming agent of society. Awarded in national and international competitions, Guilherme Bergamini participated in collective exhibitions in 31 countries.