AFRO BRASIL Documentary

The media has created a slanted view of Brazil. Both the international and local media channels are to blame for this. In the United States, we only learn about crimes or poverty levels, and sunny beaches full of hot bodies dancing samba are our first images. Rarely, do we dig deeper into Brazilian culture, andContinue reading “AFRO BRASIL Documentary”

Día de los Muertos with Frida Kahlo

Walking through the Frida Kahlo exhibition at the Instituto Tomie Ohtake in São Paulo was surreal. I have been to many museums and galleries, but there are only a few exhibitions that give me a heartfelt feeling that goes beyond admiration for creativity. This was certainly one of them. There Frida Kahlo was, all of herContinue reading “Día de los Muertos with Frida Kahlo”

A Stroll Through Parque Aclimação (Photos)

Some days living in a large city can be exhausting, but a trip to the park can sure slow things down. Thankfully São Paulo has several beautiful parks to choose from, and depending on which park you visit it can even feel like you have left the city altogether. This week I stopped by Parque AclimaçãoContinue reading “A Stroll Through Parque Aclimação (Photos)”

Stewart Uoo, Allyson Vieira & Runo Lagomarsino at Mendes Wood DM Gallery

I stopped by Mendes Wood DM art gallery to admire work by international artists Stewart Uoo (Korean American), Allyson Vieira (American) and Runo Lagomarsino (Swedish-Argentinian). Here are a few detail shots to give you an up-close look. If you’re in the São Paulo area make sure to stop in soon as these shows end 9/25! For more information aboutContinue reading “Stewart Uoo, Allyson Vieira & Runo Lagomarsino at Mendes Wood DM Gallery”