Brazil’s Thought for Food Festival Farming Ideas to Make a Fortune

As confetti showers a theatre inside Rio de Janeiro’s normally sedate Museum of Tomorrow, electronic pop music pounds and dozens of young people crowd the stage to dance enthusiastically, hugging each other and waving flags as their audience films the festivities on their phones. Continue reading Brazil’s Thought for Food Festival Farming Ideas to Make a Fortune

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Delightful Black and White Street Art in Brazil is All About the Positivity

Alex Senna is a Brazilian street artist that has perfected the urban mural. His work is also quite unique in a sense, mainly due to the overwhelming positivity emitting from each piece. Continue reading Delightful Black and White Street Art in Brazil is All About the Positivity

São Paulo’s Creative Youth Describe The City In Their Own Words

What comes to mind when you think of Brazil? The sprawling, golden expanse of Copacabana beach and the wild scenes of Rio Carnival? Or, at the other end of the spectrum, the violence and gang-related crime that permeates the alleyways of its favelas? While the country is often portrayed as a place of extreme glamour and danger in the media, there is, of course, a lot more to it than that – which stylist and writer Nazanin Shahnavaz and photographer Hick Duarte set out to spotlight in their new project. Continue reading São Paulo’s Creative Youth Describe The City In Their Own Words

Brazilian Nightclub Attempting To Redesign The Clubbing Experience

In the UK our nightclubs follow a pretty similar formula: a dark space burrowed underground, giving little visual stimulus beyond lasers and flashing screens. We expect little more than a set of stairs leading into a crowded space — which is fantastic for those wanting to lose themselves within the music — but not for those wanting to observe impressive architecture.​  Continue reading Brazilian Nightclub Attempting To Redesign The Clubbing Experience

A Fabric Bank Is Trying To Turn Brazilian Fashion Accountable And Sustainable

In textiles and fashion, reuse may be applied to materials, enhancing their durability or extending their life, as well as products, taking into account adaptability to different users along their life cycle. It may also be done as service design, connecting users through shared consumption, as in the examples of fashion libraries Lena, in Amsterdam (Lena, 2017), and House of Bubbles, in São Paulo (House of All, 2017) — both initiatives provide fashion products upon maintenance fees, defining rules for their use and conservation. Continue reading A Fabric Bank Is Trying To Turn Brazilian Fashion Accountable And Sustainable

The Bahia region of Brazil is the focus of Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: The Popular Art of Northeast Brazil

Did you know that 10 times more Africans were brought in bondage into Brazil than into the United States? Did you know that the Northeast of Brazil has the largest population of those of African descent outside Africa? Do you know how deeply the African heritage has influenced the culture of present-day Brazil? Continue reading The Bahia region of Brazil is the focus of Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: The Popular Art of Northeast Brazil