São paulo

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. (…)

São Paulo bike tour – a great way to get to know the city

São Paulo bike tour – a great way to get to know the city

Until some years ago, it was quite impossible to think about riding a bike in São Paulo, a city with a chaotic traffic. But things have been changing over the past years and São Paulo, that is the fourth largest urban agglomeration in the world, and has 7 million cars on the streets, nowadays can(…)

II International Graffiti Fine Art Biennial – Sao Paulo 

II International Graffiti Fine Art Biennial – Sao Paulo 

Last Tuesday I landed in Sao Paulo. This state is the home of my heart. Even with lots of social problems it is a place that fascinates me: Gray, chaotic and cosmopolitan, this massive concrete jungle is ugly as beautiful, poor and rich at the same time. Hence, above of all, home of creative minds.  Even before enjoying(…)