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In 2007, I sojourned in Rio de Janeiro for several months, gaining new personal and artistic experiences. There I made a short documentary with famous graffiti artist Loomit, interviewing him and filming his graffiti works in the streets of Rio. It was remarkable that when the graffiti crew went into one favela, almost everybody was armed with guns and hand granades in order to protect themselves from other gangs or the police. Yet the reality looked contrary to what an outsider would think — the presumed ‚dangerous‘ people in the streets were rather the protectors of the graffiti crew than the threat which most people would immediately think.

Posted: 2. August 2012  Posted By: admin