Nabor Jr.

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Nabor Jr. is a journalist and photographer based in Brazil. Nabor is the founder of O Menelick 2º Ato – O Menelick Act 2: an independent platform and 2018 Prince Claus Laureate that makes Afro-Brazilian culture visible. It is the rebirth of the short-lived, first-ever Black journal in Brazil, titled Menelick, launched by a poet in 1915. The only journal for Black culture in Brazil, O Menelick Act 2 gives Afro-Brazilian thinkers and artists a space to share their perspectives and project the concerns and creativity of the contemporary Black community in Brazil. It is an avant-garde, non-profit, quarterly magazine published online and in print, distributed free through libraries and cultural events as well as in conflict areas of São Paulo. With its coverage of music, theatre, cinema, dance, fine arts, photography, fashion, literature, poetry, and popular urban forms such as clowning and hip-hop, it introduces many individuals and collectives to a wider public.