Vhils just released a huge new, handfinished print via UnderDogs.net:
"Morphed" New screen print by Vhils Edition of 100. Signed and numbered by the artist. Hahnemühle 300gr Water-based screen print paint, Quink ink, bleach and acid. Dimensions: 120 cm x 80 cm. Retail price: €370 Tax Inc.
Ahead of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, the oldest favela in Rio de Janeiro, home to thousands, is seeing a $65 million redevelopment project which includes a cable car, funicular tram and new roads. The bulk of this investment will not reach the inhabitants. With 832 houses marked for demolition (nearly one third of the community), the expropriation procedure is deeply affecting the lives of the people who only recently had celebrated the pacification process that had freed the historic slum from a history of violence.