November 29, 2010

Favela Project- Brazil

This amazing art project aims to transform the hillside slums of Rio de Janeiro. It shows how powerful art can be and its ability to transform a community.  About 7000 square meters of hillside slum, converted into an new monument for the community. Please check out their website, support their cause!

"The Firmeza Foundation supports the creation of striking artworks in unexpected places. It collaborates with local people to use art as a tool to inspire, create beauty, combat prejudice and attract attention."