Urbanism

Published on April 22nd, 2013 | by Vincent Jobse

Boa Mistura in Brasilian favela’s – Environmental Art

IdN Magazine on Environmental Art:

Boa Mistura is an urban art group from Madrid, Spain. The term Boa Mistura (good mixture) refers to the diversity of perspectives of each member.  The collective is composed by the Architect Javier Serrano “Pahg”, the Civil Engineer Ruben Martin “rDick” Paul Puron “Purone”, graduated in Advertising and Public Relations, and two graduated Fine Art designers: Pablo Ferreiro “Arkoh” and Juan Jaume ” Derko “.

B0a Mistura mainly works in the public domain  and has developed projects in South Africa, Norway, Berlin, Sao Paulo or Rio de Janeiro. Like this participatory urban art project in Vila Brasilândia, one of the slums in the outskirts of São Paulo (2012). The intervention focuses on the “becos” and “vielas”, the winding lanes that are articulating the inner life of the community. Inhabitants were involved in transforming their environment into a colourful world.

See more work of Boa Mistura

Source: IdN Magazine
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Vincent Jobse is a Dutch design addict, who fully enjoys the pleasures of the web, but who loves print on pure, old-fashioned paper.



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