World Cup Woes: Brazilian Street Art
Reveals Public Discontent
With the 2014 World Cup drawing closer and closer, spotlights have been shined upon the cities of Brazil, with questions being raised about their creaking infrastructure and rushed stadium constructions. There have been rumblings of uneasiness over the dangers typically associated with the exorbitant cost of global tournaments, that often leave cities with brand new sporting facilities next to crumbling hospitals and schools. The people of Brazil have taken to the streets to show a palpable resentment for FIFA, who many feel have blanketed the country's social inequity and camouflaged it with misleading, utopian imagery. Lunatic News put together this series of photos showing Brazil’s discontent with the World Cup stampeding through their home.
They're sometimes satirical, often angsty, and always creative. Excellent work...