Photos

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Man walks past estação engenho novo in Rio de Janeiro’s North Zone (16/08/2016)

 

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Graffiti covers the Brazilian Flag in the Lins de Vasconcelos neighbourhood, North Zone (16/08/2016)

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Views out of ‘Sal da Terra’, a creche in the Árvore Seca favela in Rio’s North Zone (16/08/2016)

 

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Rooftops in Árvore Seca (16/08/2016)

 

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Lins de Vasconces neighbourhood, Rio de Janeiro North Zone (16/08/2016)

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Views of Árvore Seca from a distance- ‘O Morro’ (16/08/2016)

 

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Neighbourhood bordering the Árvore Seca favela (16/08/2016)

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Local street artists performing by Copacabana beach (19/08/2016)

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Locals passing by the famed Olympic rings on Copacabana beach (19/08/2016)

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Brazilian tourists in Copacabana beach (19/08/2016)

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While tourists roam the newly constructed Olympic boulevard, minutes away the neighbourhood of ‘Pedra do Sal’ celebrates Brazil on its own through Samba, blissfuly distanced from the Olympic clamour (19/08/2016)

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Pedra do Sal, also nicknamed ‘Little Africa’ in Rio de Janeiro’s Saúde region (19/08/2016)

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A resident of Pedra do Sal displaying a Brazilian flag from their balcony (19/08/2016)

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Posing for a photo behind the scenes in Pedra do Sal (19/08/2016)

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Locals enjoying the Samba in Pedra do Sal (19/08/2016)

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A different scene awaits tourists who wander into Rio’s North Zone outside Estação Central- an area largely untouched by the sweeping Olympic urban renewal projects (21/08/2016)

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Military trucks stationed outside Estação Central (21/08/2016)

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Man crosses road cleared by military outside Estação Central (21/08/2016)

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Local draped in Brazilian flag walks past group of soldiers stationed outside Estação Central (21/08/2016)

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‘Olympics of Death’- a message from Rio’s Coletivo Revolução Cultural, a local activist group (21/08/2016)

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Policeman ignores protester outside Estação Central (21/08/2016)

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