Since the beginning of his career, Thierry has had a love of photographing boxers. “It is the realness of the sport” and “the raw feel to it,” he tells us, that really attracts him as it speaks so well to his personal style and aesthetics. This time, Thierry left his still camera at home and set out to film these intense athletes at a local gym in the favela of Vidigal and the neighborhood of Jacarepagua in Rio for a new video project. “I wanted to introduce my vision and my eye to a new platform while staying true to myself and my style,” says Thierry.
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