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Street Art in Rio’s favelas

July 1, 2013

Dutch artists Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn, known as Haas&Hahn, work as an artistic duo since 2005, when they filmed …

Shooting to celebrate Saint John: Bacamarteiros

June 24, 2013

In a few cities in the Northeastern state of Pernambuco, Festa de São João, the popular June 24th festival that …

Marcelo Grassmann, mythological engraver (1925-2013)

June 21, 2013

Marcelo Grassmann, creator of an amazing visual mythology of imaginary animals, knights and dreamy damsels, and one of the greatest …

All Milton Nascimento songs free online

May 23, 2013

The lyric songs by composer and singer Milton Nascimento can now be found at Instituto Tom Jobim, which has  been …

Hilarious: how the US destroyed Brazilian music

May 22, 2013

“MPB: a História que o Brasil não Conhece” is a short mockumentary about an elaborate conspiracy theory: since the 50s, …

Legendary photographer Sebastião Salgado’s TED Talk

May 19, 2013

“The Silent Drama of Photography” is a recent TED conference by Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado, whose “years-long projects capture the …