Posts Tagged ‘Jeroen Koolhaas’

Painted favela outside Rio de Janeiro

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

When I saw this painted favela in Brazil I went through this sequence: 1. Wow, beautiful. 2. How is papering over poverty and structural inequity with a rainbow going to help? 3. I would actually feel much happier living in Santa Marta after the paint job, and maybe it would attract money into the community.

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