* Field recording as a way to encounter and articulate place


Around 8pm, Nova Holanda, Maré
Today there was an ecumenical act in memory of the 10 people assassinated on the 22nd in Nova Holanda.

One can easily perceive how unbalanced the situation between the ‘official’ and the ‘unofficial’ cities composing Rio is, for social discrimination is strikingly intense. A big grey blurb not at all easy to solve.

For those living in a favela, the sound of gunshots is so much a part of their daily soundscape, that when the first shot is heard it’s already possible to say if the police are using rubber bullets or real bullets.

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