Nick Kelly

Favela

For my final project I created a Favela structure in Urban Outfitters. My installation was inspired by the favelas of Rio De Janeiro. Nine million people of the Brazilian population live in these shacks in absolute poverty. However, the colourful and vibrant culture of Brazil can be seen in how people personalise and paint their own individual homes. I wanted to bring the experience of a third world home into the context of a first world shopping environment, to highlight and to draw attention to some of the issues in today's modern world which we may not be exposed to.