Portfolio

By Madeira Desouza

Be aware that the Desouza Portfolio contains explicit male nudity and depictions of male peril (men in peril.) 

Artist Puts Himself Into His Work

By Madeira Desouza

In the motion picture industry we can easily find examples of directors who show up incidentally in their own films. The most renowned examples are the very brief appearances of Alfred Hitchcock in several of his movies. You may remember Roman Polanski is there in his film Chinatown in a brief acting role as a…

Bara Underground Art Genre

By Madeira Desouza

The United States version of the bara genre of underground art in which Madeira Desouza works is a unique storytelling and artistic style which originated in Japan during the 1960s. Bara works are created by gay men intended for a gay adult male audience. Images from this genre depict masculine (not feminized) males typically emphasizing…