She took up photography aged 60, and is now exhibiting at the Venice Biennale

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Light, shadow, colour and form create optical illusions in this image by Sandra Cattaneo Adorno (Image credit: © Sandra Cattaneo Adorno)

Brazilian photographer Sandra Cattaneo Adorno took up photography at the age of 60 and is fascinated by how the medium shapes the way we see and remember life. 

Having grown up in Rio de Janeiro during the 1950s and 1960s, Cattaneo Adorno spent her childhood in Ipanema, just as bossa nova music started to capture the global imagination. 

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