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A little hill with big impact: Favelas, art and social relevance

Kalkman, Simone (2014) A little hill with big impact: Favelas, art and social relevance. Favelas@LSE (26 Jun 2014). Website.

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Many forms of artistic expression have stemmed and taken inspiration from favela culture. In this post, Simone Kalkman introduces Morrinho, a grassroots NGO based in Rio de Janeiro, to argue that the distinctiveness of this venture lies in its giving voice to favela dwellers, and in effectively showing that these voices should be taken seriously.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2014 The Authors; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Collections > Favelas@LSE
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2015 12:49
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2020 23:11

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