BRASIL///THE HILLS HAVE EYES: JR IN THE FAVELAS OF RIO

August 30, 2008  |  art, Art Stunts, Brasil, Cool Shit, Graffiti, News, Street Art  |  Comments Off

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And you thought London was under surveillance...

French photographer/street artist JR, best known for his technique of photographing inhabitants of an area & pasting the resulting imagery up on grand scale around the community, has taken to the favelas of RIO DE JANEIRO in a grand project to honor the female residents of one of the world's biggest slums in a hillside installation called “28 Millimetres: Women”. Following in the footsteps of his recent large-scale installation in Spain, JR has truly outdone himself with this massive paste up, the scope of which is simply stunning. HAVE A LOOK: Read More

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WTF?!? FILES///BRASIL///TOTALLY UNCONTACTED TRIBE SPOTTED IN AMAZON…

June 4, 2008  |  Brasil, Cool Shit, News, Worldwide, WTF???  |  Comments Off

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"Must kill strange metal bird!"...

Just when you thought the world had shrunken to its smallest possible proportions and there was no place left on Earth left uncorrupted by the scourge of modern culture the BBC has reported that an as-yet totally uncontacted tribe of indigenous peoples has been documented living in Brasil's dense rainforest. We're officially packing our bags and moving there tomorrow. The sad reality, however, is that these incredible people will probably be photographed drinking Coke, listening to iPods and wearing T-shirts tomorrow. Meanwhile, HAVE A LOOK: Read More

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