Futevólei Tournament Finals in Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, 9.11.11 Futevólei is a mashup of beach volleyball and soccer that started in Rio de Janeiro in the 1960’s and went global in the 90’s. Brazilians call it “Arte dos pés à cabeça,” which sounds less elegant in translation – “Art from your head to your feet.” Not an Olympic […]

Rio’s Big Brother


The biggest surveillance screen in Latin America spans 860 square feet in a new building called the Ops Center that most residents of Rio de Janeiro don’t even know exists. 80 interchangeable digital panels project live video feeds from 450 cameras and three helicopters, plus a dizzying array of tricked-out Google Maps of schools and […]