There are many scales in which the floats live. Often the costumes oscillate between that of a person…..…to that of a float. Others are simply fields that become spatialized through multiplicity.Unidos Tijuca Mangueira
I created this map to try and understand the route that the floats take to get from Cidade do Samba to Sambadromo. Depsite many conversations about this, I still think this map is wrong. But what it begins to show is how many of the streets become filled with floats leading up to, during, and after they […]
The floats immerse themselves in the traffic as they make their way from Cidade do Samba and the Barracãos to Sambadromo. Photographs by Aron Nussbaum
These images may be completely normal to the average carioca, but as an outsider, they are so surreal!
Our collaborating research assistant, Gabriela Folly, joined us on the second night of the special schools as Lucy in the sky with diamonds.