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Ruy Ohtake: Conjunto Habitacional Heliópolis. Housing Project, São Paulo, Brazil

Brazil has a tradition of aesthetic functionalism, where form follows beauty, inspired by Oscar Niemayer, of experimental buildings and a utopian design philosophy, and a belief that architecture can change society to reflect values of liberty, unity and independence. The Brazillian architect Ruy Ohtake has been working with the community in the favela of Heliópolis, … Continue reading

Inside Out/Outside In: MASP – Museu de Arte de São Paulo. 17 August – 23 December 2011

“In a radical change in the idea of what public art should be. The city of São Paulo recently declared that they were not to approve any further out-dated public sculptures with the justification that this kind of art belongs to the XIX century, adding nothing to the urban environment.” Teixeira Coelho Inside Out/Outside In (De Dentro … Continue reading

Association Inscrire / Atelier Azulejaria: Estação Luz do Metrô, São Paulo, Brazil

Since 1989 Association Inscrire has created large-scale collaborative public works of art on ceramic tiles related to Human Rights working with partners all over the world. Initiated by Françoise Schein, the ceramic panels are part of an ongoing project that raises awareness of citizenship and human rights through the creation of permanent works in new … Continue reading