Vulamasango – Photographs and Comments

At the beginning of July the Association Monte Azul received special guests from South Africa. Nine youths and three managers of the organisation “Vulamasango-Open Gates”, including the founder Florian Krämer, spend two weeks in São Paulo together with the Community of Monte Azul. The two weeks were marked by various cultural exchanges, conversations, joy and … More Vulamasango – Photographs and Comments

Bê Ignacio

Bê Ignacio, alias Betina, singer and songwriter, daughter of a German mother and Brazilian father, grew up in São Paulo, studied there in a Waldorf school, but spent a big part of her childhood in the Comunidade Monte Azul in the south zone of São Paulo, where her parents Renate and Paulo, together with Ute … More Bê Ignacio

Eduardo Kobra

On a walk through the famous High Line Park of New York City in 2012 I saw this beautiful mural. The artist put one of the most famous photos of NYC in scene: “V-J Day in Times Square”, also known as “the kiss” shows a marine kissing a nurse. The photo in question was taken … More Eduardo Kobra

Tassia Reis

“We are strong in order to fight and we have a voice that will be heard, we want improvements, we want to leave the realm of ideas and go to the ‘front’.” With a mixture of Samba, Jazz and Rap and a voice, that is smooth and rough and capturing, the brazilian singer and songwriter defends … More Tassia Reis