Urban spaces

April 10, 2024
Hannah McKenzie

The artists who sell their poems on the streets of Rio de Janeiro see the occupation of public space as a necessary effort to expand self-expression and access to art.

March 29, 2024
Grant Burrier and Sarah Saeed

Panama City's iconic red devil buses are beloved by local communities, but face competing visions of modernity.

February 5, 2024
Natalia Torres Garzón

Vulnerable dwellers were disproportionately affected by recent wildfires in Colombia's capital. As climate change exacerbates El Niño’s impact, affected families regroup amid the threat of additional blazes.

September 15, 2023
Eric Larson

Activists and residents surrounding the Azteca Stadium managed to suspend a proposed expansion, but concerns about mega-projects, gentrification, and defense of territory in Mexico City remain.

July 25, 2023
Niklas Franzen

"It doesn't matter how much silicone you have in your breasts. God loves you too." In deeply religious Brazil, evangelical churches are booming. But in the shadow of this conservative revolution, freedom is also thriving at Brazil's first church for trans people.

July 10, 2023
Adrián Lerner Patrón

Despite the enduring image of the Amazon as a vast jungle frontier, urbanized spaces—and the millions of people that call them home—are central to the past and future of the rainforest.

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