Sao Paulo

7.26.19

'2 Girls 1 Cup,' Is Still the Most Memorably Brazilian Shit on the Internet

The story of the scatological film from São Paulo, Brazil that terrorized the world and created the YouTube reaction video.

3.14.19

Everything We Know About the School Shooting in Brazil

"Things like this don’t happen in Brazil, but other countries,” said the Brazilian vice president, who added “violent video games” may have influenced the killers.

2.28.19

Photos That Show Brazilian Carnaval from a Different Perspective

Instead of pointing her lens at the street, Lady Gaia captured the reactions of residents who watched the colorful party from the best seat in the house: their apartments.

1.6.19

The Viral 'Bulletproof' Haircut Started in Prison

First Ariel Franco was in solitary confinement. Then he was Brazil's most sought-after hairstylist.

7.26.18

Goth Didn't Die, It's Always Been Dead

Brazilian goths talk to us about representation, style, and cemeteries.

4.23.18

We Went to a Fashion Show Inside a Brazilian Prison

What started as recreational crochet lessons for detainees turned into a private runway show.

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12.23.17

Gentrification Has Left Techno Without a Home in São Paulo

A Kafka-esque battle for downtown space has put Brazil’s electronic music collectives and established nightclubs on opposite teams.

10.7.17

Untold Stories from Deep Inside a Notorious Brazilian Prison

Filmmaker and photographer João Wainer talks about the years he spent taking pictures of what was once the largest prison in Latin America.

11.27.16

These Vanishing Resin Chairs Are Representative of Existential Crisis

Tatiane Freitas’s resin chairs beautifully communicate the erasure of the passing of time.

7.25.16

Meet Brazil's MC Bin Laden, the "Crazy Ass Kid" Who Just Wants to Come to America

Is the viral star the "biggest villain of the century"—or just a 22-year-old from a poor neighborhood who did good in life?

3.4.16

Noisey São Paulo: Watch the Trailer for Episode Two of Our VICELAND TV Show

In episode two of NOISEY on VICELAND, we venture to Brazil and explore the São Paulo music scene with Diplo and Walshy Fire from Major Lazer and their latest collaborator, an artist named MC Bin Laden.

11.25.15

A War Photographer Returns Home

André Liohn became famous for his images of conflict in Somalia, Syria, and Libya, but now he's using the same techniques to capture the strangeness and brutality of his home country, Brazil.

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