Category Archives: Av do Contorno

Excursion 9: closing the loop

Friday, August 29, 2014 It was quite a struggle getting up and out today after a very fun but late night. (Exposição “ÁREA DE” de C. L. Salvaro Opening and Arcangelo Cafe.) After a shower, some strong coffee and mini … Continue reading

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Almost there!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:30 am – 2:00 pm Hot and sunny On Tuesday, I was less motivated and felt less impressed by the beauties the “contorno” has to offer. My body resents too many planes and too much walking … Continue reading

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Excursion 8:

August 26, 2014 I’m guessing it’s about 10:30 am by the time we leave the apt and it already feels like a hot day. We stop for juices next to the bus stop and then take a collective taxi to … Continue reading

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Tobogã do “Contorno”

Monday, August 11, 2014 10:30 am – 2 pm Warm and sunny This morning, Tamara and I took a bus to the shopping mall we had visited during our last trip, “Patio Savassi.” While walking towards the intersection and approaching the shopping center, we had … Continue reading

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Savassi: the chic side of “Contorno”

Friday, August 8, 2014 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Hot and sunny We had agreed to meet at 10:00 am with Pedro, a Brazilian guy who works for JA.CA helping out artists in residence, and who will transcribe some of … Continue reading

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Excursion 7: Ups and downs

Monday, August 11, 2014 This pen has served me very well – facilitating so many notes throughout the trip and even helped to write the names of 100 residents of Isidoro (who will likely be evicted from their homes today) … Continue reading

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Being a nerd can be dangerous

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 1:00pm – 6:00pm Warm and sunny We had a difficult start today. Tamara and I were walking towards Av. Amazonas, in order to catch a bus that could take us to the “Contorno.” While walking Rua … Continue reading

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Excursion 6: Water, water everywhere!

Friday, August 8, 2014 Putting away dishes in the morning. Movement, gestures. Every moment is a meditation. Each action a dance. Perhaps this time here is really a way to collect these various forms of documenting which I’m already doing … Continue reading

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¡Vamos que se puede! **

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11: 00 am – 1:30 pm Hot and sunny ** Common expression for “Let’s go! We can do it!” At Alfonso Pena, we took bus #9107, which dropped us near Praça Floriano Peixoto, a beautiful park … Continue reading

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Excursion 5: Crashes

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 I‘m realizing that the biggest thing with the gopro is to slow down. The act of filming is the act of living. If we race through it, we don’t have a chance to enjoy it. The … Continue reading

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