Vitor Barreto, Hair Stylist & Make up Artist, Rio de Janeiro


The creative potential of models spans beyond just posing for cameras, that much we’ve learned over the past few years. For Vitor Barreto, modeling, hair styling, makeup, painting and tattoo art all converge into a single phantasmagoric manifestation of artistic expression.


“The creative process starts from the desire for a physical deconstruction, dw characterization of male and female stereotypes, transforming it into a fluid, light and beautiful gender”, says Victor when asked to define his creative process. He notes, “the heavy makeup, muscles and tattoos on display, poses that are considered feminine, long hair, or even bald — are things that do not always go together, but it all fascinated me...”