Photo Essay: Madalena Murals

In São Paulo’s boho-chic neighborhood of Vila Madalena, graffiti artists have claimed a couple of streets as an impactful open-air gallery of revolving exhibitions. Depicting city life, Brazilian slang, “Blackee Power” (the Brazilian term for a stay-sof-Fro!), and national pride, these murals stand testament to the city’s resurgence, unlike their unfortunate counterparts in New York.

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4 Responses to Photo Essay: Madalena Murals

  1. khw says:

    Great photos Fly-Brother.

    The new site looks great!

  2. Fly Brother says:

    @Kat: Thanks a lot, Señora! Saludos a la familia.

  3. Kelly says:

    Love it, especially the variety of styles. You’re taking me on a street art tour when I make it down to Brazil.

  4. Fly Brother says:

    @Kelly: Definitely! When are you heading down? 😉

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