Favelization

The book @Favelization explores the ways in which producers of contemporary Brazilian culture capitalize on misappropriations of favelas in order to attract a non-Brazilian audience. The first edition of the book was published by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Available on Amazon. www.favelization.net www.facebook.com/favelization Twitter: @favelization
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Vogue Brazil's pictures of model Cara Delevigne in Favela Santa Marta.

Cara Delevingne shows off bright and bold style for Vogue Brazil

Another favela fly-over scene in a music video!   Beyoncé announced her new album on Dec. 13. She also released a preview of the video for "Blue" which shows favelas in Rio de Janeiro.

Beyoncé closes on a tender note, "Blue." The video shows intimate moments with her daughter, Blue Ivy, and the children of Rio de Janeiro.

Shanty towns inspire panelled storage  cabinet by Doshi Levien

Shanty towns inspire panelled storage cabinet by Doshi Levien

Shanty towns inspire panelled storage cabinet by Doshi Levien - cynical decadence par excellence

T.I. - No Mediocre music video

All I fuck is bad bitches I don't want no mediocre♪ TI ft Iggy Azalea No Mediocre Official Video (Karaoke) Sub español

"O artista mineiro Paulo Nazareth saiu de uma favela perto de Belo Horizonte e foi a pé até os EUA; lá, integrou a principal feira de arte do país, e agora se prepara para expor seus trabalhos em galeria de SP."

"O artista mineiro Paulo Nazareth saiu de uma favela perto de Belo Horizonte e foi a pé até os EUA; lá, integrou a principal feira de arte do país, e agora se prepara para expor seus trabalhos em galeria de SP."

Emoya Luxury Hotel and Spa, Bloemfontein, South Africa

Emoya Luxury Hotel and Spa, Bloemfontein, South Africa. Okay, this is not the luxury part, it is the Shantytown Lookalike part

"...Brazilian favelas...which in recent years have acquired a chic allure...." Article about Projeto Morrinho's diorama in Queens.

In a Queens Diorama, a Favela Comes to Life

The transformation of Mr. Oliveira’s childhood pastime into an art-world sensation is akin to what happened decades ago in New York with graffiti and hip-hop.

favela chic - Google Search

favela chic - Google Search

Adidas Favela Project Shopping Bag Rhythym  Pink/Multicolor/White  Euro 14.99

Adidas Favela Project Shopping Bag Rhythym Pink/Multicolor/White Euro 14.99

Vacant Lot in East Harlem Transformed Into Outdoor Brazilian Restaurant  - East Harlem - New York - DNAinfo

Vacant Lot in East Harlem Transformed Into Outdoor Brazilian Restaurant - East Harlem - New York - DNAinfo

Ya está disponible la primera producción discográfica de Favela titulada “Volver a empezar”. El disco del dúo integrado por Gaby y Giovy incluye 10 temas iné...

Ya está disponible la primera producción discográfica de Favela titulada “Volver a empezar”. El disco del dúo integrado por Gaby y Giovy incluye 10 temas iné...

NEW example of #favelization -- Vogue Hommes March 2017 A photo posted on Vogue Hommes's Instagram on March 11, 2017 featured two men being arrested by a police officer. "Meet the style gang in Rio," the caption read, "the smouldering hot City of the Gods by Mario Testino."

NEW example of #favelization -- Vogue Hommes March 2017 A photo posted on Vogue Hommes's Instagram on March 11, 2017 featured two men being arrested by a police officer. "Meet the style gang in Rio," the caption read, "the smouldering hot City of the Gods by Mario Testino."

BOOK | In Favelization, Adriana Kertzer set out to understand the ways in which specific producers of contemporary Brazilian culture capitalized on misappropriations of favelas (informal squatter settlements that grow along the hillsides and lowlands of many Brazilian cities) in order to brand luxury items as "Brazilian."  Available on Amazon Twitter @Favelization www.favelization.net

BOOK | In Favelization, Adriana Kertzer set out to understand the ways in which specific producers of contemporary Brazilian culture capitalized on misappropriations of favelas (informal squatter settlements that grow along the hillsides and lowlands of many Brazilian cities) in order to brand luxury items as "Brazilian." Available on Amazon Twitter @Favelization www.favelization.net

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