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Sampa: Fragmented view | by AurelioZen
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Sampa: Fragmented view

We’re a week in Sampa now and have seen astonishingly much of the city, expertly guided by Isabel. What a lovely time we’re having!

Although Sampa has some European aspects we have just began to grasp the dynamics of this giant network city…. Its precarious balance between wealth and poverty, the way it grows and differentiates and attains a level of integration etc. Looking at my F30 pics from yesterday I decided to post this one. Since I was obviously attracted by the graphic appeal but also ‘cause of the symbolism.

It was shot from the 32th story of the 70 years old Banespa building in downtown Sao Paulo while switching elevators.

 

Tonight we will be shooting the carnival on the Sambodromo and tomorrow we three will be off to the coast of Bahia!

 

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Taken on February 16, 2007