rio de janeiro
The Teenage Girls Building Their Own Ballet School in a Rio Favela
The crowdfunder set up after the release of the VICE documentary 'Ballet & Bullets: Dancing Out of the Favela' has raised enough money for the Na Ponta dos Pés school to build its own community centre.
Ballet and Bullets: The Favela Dance Class Stuck in the Crossfire
With the election of Jair Bolsonaro, it's more important than ever that this Rio dance class is able to use culture as a force for resistance and change.
The Story Behind the Cover of VICE Magazine's September Issue
This month's cover of VICE magazine was taken in a favela called Santo Amaro, in Rio de Janeiro. We spoke to photographer Stefanie Moshammer about her work in Brazil and the inspiration behind the shoot.
Rio Didn't Need an Olympic Golf Course, But They Built One Anyway
Rio didn’t need a new golf course, and most people didn’t want one. A billionaire developer worked with the city to build the Olympic Golf Course on protected land anyway.