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Cool Hunting Video Presents: Pixação

Joao Wainer explains how Heavy Metal and the Vikings informed São Paulo's signature graffiti style

by Cool Hunting Video in Culture on 28 March 2009

by Gregory Mitnick

Covering buildings throughout São Paulo, pixação is a style of graffiti native to Brazil and known for its simple, angular lines. In this episode of Cool Hunting Video, we tour the city streets with Joao Wainer, photographer and co-director of a documentary on the subject, who fills us in on the culture and history.


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