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Favelização imagines Rio de Janeiro under a future government elimination strategy which barricades the favelised regions from expansion and dest… Read More
Favelização imagines Rio de Janeiro under a future government elimination strategy which barricades the favelised regions from expansion and destroys all electricity networks that enter the shanty towns. Slum dwellers are left with little choice but to begin vertical expansion whilst creating their own energy from the resources they are left with. This image was inspired by the incredible labyrinthine imagery of Jonathan Gales' 'Megalomania'. I based this image on his artwork of unfinished, incomplete or broken architecture to illustrate my visions of slum settlement in Rio de Janeiro. Read Less
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Favelização imagines Rio de Janeiro under a future government elimination strategy which barricades the favelised regions from expansion and destroys all electricity networks that enter the shanty towns - leaving slum dwellers little choice but to begin vertical expansion whilst creating their own energy from the resources they are left with.