Rio de Janeiro’s Community Museums

Clique aqui para Português Rio de Janeiro is increasingly investing in its museum infrastructure, with three new world class museums launched or programed in recent years; the Rio Museum of Art opened in 2013, in […]

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Favela Culture Makes the City

Clique aqui para Português For the original article by Jorge Barbosa in Portuguese published by Observatório de Favelas click here. Favelas are fruitful places for the creation of culture. Samba, capoeira, and choro are dances and music […]


Painting Providência

Residents of Morro da Providência, the iconic first favela in Brazilian history to be referred to as such and originally named “Morro da Favela,” are opposed to the changes the government aims to implement in […]