Tom Correia was born in Bahia, in Salvador, where's he's currently based. Journalist and writer-photographer, he has always been involved in some way with the recording of images. A few years ago, he began to focus on street photography and its variations. In 2015, he won an artistic residency award from the Instituto Sacatar/Funceb and experience was instrumental in his retaking the visual narratives. The following year, he was invited to serve on the board of directors of Sacatar itself. He lived in Lisbon to develop a Brief cartography of the silence, a photographic residence project selected by a call for artistic mobility of Secult Bahia.
Curator for two editions of the International Literary Festival of Cachoeira - Flica, his trajectory in Literature began in 2002, when he won the Braskem Prize with the Memorial of the Mediocre. Then he launched Under a sky of deep gray and Slopes, alleys & tatters, his third individual book of short stories, and participated in several collections as author and organizer. It also has an unpublished book, The Mexican Suitcase of Robert Capa, which brings tales inspired by images of several photographers, such as Vivian Maier, Mário Cravo Neto, Gordon Parks and Wee Gee. He's the author of the article Suspended Lives - misplaced and missing people of Salvador.