* My mother Marlene Araujo, moi and Cesar Terranova
It was an amazing experience to be in Rio de Janeiro for the opening of the Rio Gay Festival de Cinema – at Cine Odeon – that featured Gazelle The Love Issue as the opening night film. I was in the company of director Cesar Terranova, my mother Marlene Araujo, and my friends Fernando Ferraz and Scooter LaForge and lots of other dearest friends.
I wore a dress, shoes and headpiece designed by artist Hostyano Machado, from my home state Piaui,
Cesar’s movie has been going all over the world in festivals circuit, but this time in Rio was very special because I lived there many years before moving to New York, and of course my mother was present. Artist Scooter LaForge was asked to design the official shirt for the 2015 edition of this festival:
* Cesar, moi, Fernando Ferraz and Scooter LaForge
by Gazelle Paulo
Gazelle also writes for TheBlot Magazine