Cecropia by Christian Schoeler Maldonado
Christian Maldonado was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Maldonado graduated from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) in Business Administration, then worked as a production manager and documentary film director at Rede Record. In 1996 Christian founded Kingston Technology, Brazil. After ten years, he left the company to follow his passion for photography. In 2007 Maldonado set up and ran the photo studio at Meninos do Morumbi Institution. A year later, he was invited to be to be 2008′s President of – Paraty em Foco – International Festival of Photography in Paraty, Brazil. Today Christian is a fine art photographer, finalist of 2012 prestigious Hasselblad Masters Competition and a book publisher for Schoeler Editions in São Paulo, Brazil. He is also member of the Honorary Board of Advisors of Music is Hope Foundation.