Joao Ponces de Carvalho
Currently Living: Tokyo, Japan
Member Since: 3/5/2010
I was born in Lisbon in 17th March 1957.
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My Great-grandfather was the very popular Poet João de Deus. This might have caused a strong influence in me, in diverging me towards the Arts.
Therefore, I went to Lisbon Classic University, for a Masters in History, specialty, Arts History.
As I’ve always been a regular writer, I had to look to other forms of expressing myself, other than Poetry. Photography and later Cinema was the means I found.
I started taking still pictures when I was 10, and managed to be a publicity photographer by 17. My first documentary fi...