Balance Pedaling

Carolina Bergier is a writer, journalist and photographer who left Rio May 5, 2011 in search of many things, most of all herself. Now she´s returned a traveler  in her hometown. Written, translated and republished courtesy of Carolina Bergier, Finding Balance Pedaling was first published March 13 in Quando o Mar Se Abre. Last Thursday was the day […]

Resurrection Art

  I met Andrea Brandani on the sidewalk in Ipanema, carving Jesus out of a near extinct pine that had fallen in the lingerie capital of Latin America three hours north of Rio.   Jesus in Brandani’s Ipanema atelier. Brandani carves in trees, paints in oil and sprays murals across Rio de Janeiro. Before he heads to Munich […]

Rio Photographic

Visions from on high. The hilltop casts its pespective on the city. Youth living in pacified communities in Rio present their perceptions in O Meu Rio Fotográfico. O Meu Rio Fotográfico is now on exhibit at Largo das Artes in downtown Rio. The view looking out. Photographs by thirty-four photography students from favelas across the city. Opening day. […]