Brazil’s Underground Art

Sao Paulo boasts some of the world's most creative and poignant street art

Brazil’s Underground Art In the harsh conditions of Sao Paolo, graffiti artists are pushing street art in new and often dangerous directions. We investigate these artists' work, amongst pools of filth and armies of cockroaches.
Sao Paulo's art movement sometimes goes beyond the streets and into the city's sewers. "This is a rainwater gallery in the sewage system," tells artist Zezao. Whilst some street artists are being tempted into top art galleries, some still find their home streets inspirational. "I imagine that in a different city where problems are more subtle I would not have the same inspiration to create," a local artist explains.

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