Ultra Grafismo

Posted on December 23, 2008 Under Art

It's good that Maikon Nery's, aka Ultra Grafismo, work speaks for itself. He's linked everywhere on Google, but I could only find one interview in Portuguese about this terrific graphic designer and illustrator, and he definitely deserves more write-ups. I…

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Von Victor

Posted on December 18, 2008 Under Art

We want to turn you on to Brazil's Alessandro Von Victor. Yeah, really, that kind of turned on. You see, Von Victor is an erotic-pop artist of the hot rod and tattoo school. The picture above is the type of…

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Nike Sportswear Store Sao Paulo

Posted on December 16, 2008 Under Design

The photo above is of the customizing area at Brazil's first Nike Sportswear store, which opened on Saturday here in Sao Paulo to an excited crowd. No doubt they were there in part to see super-special guest of honor and…

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Poptogramas Brasilis

Posted on December 12, 2008 Under Art

After making a sensation with his 2005 Poptogramas book that turned bands and artists like ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead and Ozzy Osborne into bubbly, clever pictograms, designer Daniel Motta's follow-up Poptogramas Brasilis is out…

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Rubens LP

Posted on December 10, 2008 Under Art

Brazilian illustrator Rubens LP must have done a lot of connect-the-dots drawings when he was a kid. But he must have had a few ideas of his own, because that's what his artwork looks like"”a more elaborated and fresh version…

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Posted on December 5, 2008 Under Music

I've been spending an endless amount of time in front of the computer these past few days, which explains how I've stumbled across another great online Brazilian music site this week (it helps to break up the hip-hop of Radio…

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Radio BoomShot

Posted on December 1, 2008 Under Music
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ARAC Group invades 28th Sao Paulo Biennial

Posted on November 5, 2008 Under Art, Travel
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C215 in Diadema, Sao Paulo

Posted on October 31, 2008 Under Art

While the Brazilian street art invasion continues to migrate to the farthest walls of the world, its home territory is getting action from outside street artists as well. A few months ago Parisian stencil artist C215 joined up with the…

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Nancy: "Keep Cooler"

Posted on October 24, 2008 Under Music

Brazil's telecommuting,  six-piece band Nancy are getting a boost from Warp Records' Born Ruffians. A remix of Nancy's song "Keep Cooler" has appeared around the Internet and wil be released on a limited edition 7". The songs original rock crunch…

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