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Cristina de Middel
Prostitution has traditionally been explained by the media with photography focusing only in one half of the business. If aliens came to earth and tried to understand what prostitution is about they would believe it is a business based on naked women staying in dirty rooms.

With Gentleman´s club I tried to give visibility to that other 50%.

During June 2015, I put an advert in a newspaper in Rio de Janeiro asking for prostitutes´ clients to pose for me in exchange of money. My intention was first to see who these people were and also to invert the roles of the business, as they would be selling...

Cristina de Middel 2015

BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Silvio, 28 years. Security guard...
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Cristina de Middel 2015

BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Silvio, 28 years. Security guard...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Detail of the towels used by clients...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Charles doesn’t want to say his...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Detail of one of the beds of the...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Charles doesn’t want to say his...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Detail of one the beds of a hostel...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Daniel, 34 years old. Works as...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Marcus, 22 years old. Video editor....
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Details of the rooms of the hostel...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Felipe prefers not to say how old...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Details of the rooms of the hostel...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Felipe prefers not to say how old...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Walter, 50 years. Works as a waiter...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Details of the beds in the rooms...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Italo, 35 years. Construction worker....
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Details of the beds in the rooms...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Luis prefers not to say how old...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Luis prefers not to say how old...
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Cristina de Middel 2015

BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Maginô, 46 years. International...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Newton, 43 years. DJ. Single and...
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Cristina de Middel 2015

BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Newton, 43 years. DJ. Single and...
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Hugo, 70 years old. Santa Claus....
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BRAZIL. Rio de Janiero. 2015. Detail of one of the rooms of a...
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