Cássio Vasconcellos was born on 1965 in São Paulo, where he lives and works. Since starting his career in 1981, Cássio documents natural and urban landscapes through photographs, which have been exhibited internationally, in 20 different countries. Recently his work was showcased in “Collectives” at the TAM- Today Art Museum in Pequim, China (2013), "Itinerant Languages of Photography" at the Princeton University Art Museum (2013), and "The Vertigo Praise: Itaú Photography Collection", at the Maison Européenne de La Photographie in Paris, France (2012). He has published the books “Panorâmicas” [Panoramics] (2012), Aéreas [Aerials] (2010) and Noturnos São Paulo [Nocturnes Sao Paulo] (2002), and has been featured in the The World Atlas of Street Photography (2014). Cássio’s work has been recognized through awards as the Conrado Wessel of Art (2011), Paulista Association of Art Critics in 2002 for Best Photography Exhibition of the Year, the Porto Seguro Prize of Photography, (2001), and National Arte Foundation, Funarte (1995). His photographs are in the permanent of collections of the MASP - Museu de Arte de São Paulo in Brazil, the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, France and Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas, among others.