I have never been to Brazil but people I have met from there tell me that you have some of the most beautiful scenery in the world next to some of the poorest areas imaginable. Boa Mistura, a spanish art collective has organized an urban art project in Vila Brâsilandia, one of the favelas (shanty towns) in São Paulo, Brazil.
The self-proclaimed “graffiti rockers”, have a name that comes from the expression ‘buena mezcla’ (meaning “good mixture” in portuguese). They worked with residents to give the streets a facelift and add positive messages on the walls. The messages have to be viewed from the right angle and distance and appear as an optical 3D illusion.
The pieces are as follows:
via Design Boom
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