Brazil’s Coolest Graffiti Is In Grajaú, São Paulo


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“The outskirts are in a constant process of transformation and ruin,” said visual artist Mauro Neri, one of Grajaú’s 500 inhabitants.

Grajaú is São Paulo’s most populous district, and one of the farthest from the capital’s city’s center, located 27 km (about 17 miles) from Sé Square. Neri’s statement is easy to prove here; every street corner, convenience store, shop or house looks unfinished. The is part of the district’s aesthetics — but ultimately, it’s a product of its dire financial conditions.

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Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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