Conexão Cultural

3rd Street-art jam section – Surfrider Foundation

3rd Street-art jam section – Surfrider Foundation

Project turns one year old, with a new stage in Portugal. After Paris and Rio de Janeiro,  Montebelo – the event organizer – is preparing another creative and collaborative afternoon on behalf of our oceans. The third stage of the Project Street-Art Jam Section – Surfrider Foundation will take place in late September in the(…)

Meeting artists at the Favela in Rio de Janeiro

Meeting artists at the Favela in Rio de Janeiro

January 31st, 2013, last day of a busy year and an acid desire that my 2014 started with the energy of the sea. Rio de Janeiro, the wonderful city and with a thousand charms, welcomed me with open arms on a bright sunny day with the blue sky color of the sea. It was at(…)

Eduardo Kobra – video portrait

Eduardo Kobra – video portrait

While visiting Brazil, early this year, I got the chance to interview the muralist and street-artist Eduardo Kobra at his new studio at Vila Madalena. Kobra is one of the brazilian artist, who is transforming the under-construction and gray city of Sao Paulo in a more colourful and vibrant place to live. Kobra started with(…)

Colorful street art tour in São Paulo, Brazil

Colorful street art tour in São Paulo, Brazil

  During the bike tour that I did in São Paulo a few weeks ago, I was introduced by  the guide Lincoln Paiva for the lovely Manuela Colombo, who runs the Conexão Cultural blog and also promotes a street-art tour, in partnership with the hostel Ô de Casa, at the creative neighborhood of Vila Madalena in São Paulo. (…)