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Favela Painting

Favela Painting a in Rio de Janeiro, founded by Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn in 2005. [email protected]

Still active in the community of Vila Cruzeiro, in the north zone of Rio, supporting the local community to create a giant mosaic together!

Still active in the community of Vila Cruzeiro, in the north zone of Rio, supporting the local community to create a giant mosaic together!

We are excited to share the news of an upcoming auction organised by Jeroen Koolhaas. Our former colleague and co-founde...
03/05/2021

We are excited to share the news of an upcoming auction organised by Jeroen Koolhaas. Our former colleague and co-founder of the Favela Painting project is offering the opportunity to acquire amazing artworks to support our fundraising efforts for the Favela Mosaico project in Rio. This project is part of the legacy of our collaboration as well as a celebration of the fact that the crew in Rio is now running the project autonomously!

The project is a restoration of a painting we made in 2008 with Master Tattooist Rob Admiraal, depicting a river with carp swimming upstream. To make a mosaic of this scale seemed impossible at first, but the crew in Rio proved otherwise and has already turned a part into the most amazing outdoor artwork imaginable, which you can see on the amazing pictures by Andrew Lenz

The project not only yields beauty, but also offers opportunities. The crew became experts in the field of mosaic, taught by Rio-based ‘Cosmonauta Mosaicos’. So far the foundation has been supporting the work, but your support is needed to keep things going. The proceeds of the auction - as well as all donations to our crowdfunder - will go 100% to the crew in Rio to cover salaries and materials. Please check out www.favelapainting.com to read more about the project. For more information on the upcoming auction go directly to the website of Jeroen Koolhaas: https://jeroenkoolhaas.com/auction

The United Painting Team - Florence, working together while adding the final touch to the painting of the courtyard of  ...
09/08/2019

The United Painting Team - Florence, working together while adding the final touch to the painting of the courtyard of

United painting was invited by  to transform their foodcourt. Together with the help of our local partner, Il Cenacolo, ...
30/07/2019

United painting was invited by to transform their foodcourt. Together with the help of our local partner, Il Cenacolo, and a fantastic group of 12 new United Painting team members, we've managed to cover five houses with these amazing patterns designed by

Another shot of the United Painting team spraying the courtyard
05/07/2019

Another shot of the United Painting team spraying the courtyard

The latest project by United Painting, big thanks to  for hosting us and giving us the opportunity to paint your courtya...
04/07/2019

The latest project by United Painting, big thanks to for hosting us and giving us the opportunity to paint your courtyard again! Also a big shoutout to our crew and the people from to help us paint these boxes within two days.

Meanwhile in the refugee shelter in Geuzenveld...
06/06/2019

Meanwhile in the refugee shelter in Geuzenveld...

United Painting helped painting the new workshop space of our friends at  and this is what it looks like now!
05/06/2019

United Painting helped painting the new workshop space of our friends at and this is what it looks like now!

Last week the United Painting crew was reinvited by  to refresh the artwork that was painted two years ago and this is h...
20/05/2019

Last week the United Painting crew was reinvited by to refresh the artwork that was painted two years ago and this is how it turned out!

Some beautiful shots of our painting at Kingsspray festival, special thanks to  for inviting us and sending these pics  ...
17/05/2019

Some beautiful shots of our painting at Kingsspray festival, special thanks to for inviting us and sending these pics

And the carpet tour continues! Last sunday we painted this one at a Bevrijdingsfestival in the west of Amsterdam        ...
08/05/2019

And the carpet tour continues! Last sunday we painted this one at a Bevrijdingsfestival in the west of Amsterdam

The United Painting Crew chilling on their artwork at Kingspray festival
01/05/2019

The United Painting Crew chilling on their artwork at Kingspray festival

Stencil workshop at the refugee center in Geuzenveld, Amsterdam
30/04/2019

Stencil workshop at the refugee center in Geuzenveld, Amsterdam

The United Painting crew laid down another beautiful carpet at the Kings Spray Festival, last Kingsday. Many thanks to  ...
29/04/2019

The United Painting crew laid down another beautiful carpet at the Kings Spray Festival, last Kingsday. Many thanks to for making this happen and inviting our crew for the second time to this awesome event! And thanks to the whole United Painting crew for helping us paint!

Community space build by the favelapainting crew in Rio for the community to use for meetings and bbq's!
30/01/2019

Community space build by the favelapainting crew in Rio for the community to use for meetings and bbq's!

28/01/2019

Ironically, we are not using paint for our Santa Helena Project in Rio. We came to the realization that we had to start ...
23/01/2019

Ironically, we are not using paint for our Santa Helena Project in Rio. We came to the realization that we had to start using more sustainable materials. In cooperation with local experts and architects we developed a new workflow, using pigmented lime stucco and tiles. Materials that are common and locally available

Thanks everyone for sending in your video's to become our new United Painting team leader! We are always looking for ent...
22/01/2019

Thanks everyone for sending in your video's to become our new United Painting team leader! We are always looking for enthusiastic people to join our team. So please feel free to send in a 30 sec. video to [email protected] if you ever feel like your talents and skills would add to our organization.

10/01/2019
Job Opportunity! Come work for our United Painting project

Our beloved team leader Adam Carter recently moved back to New Zealand and recorded the following video for those interested in taking on his job and becoming a member of the United Painting team.

Are you interested in Adam’s job? send who you are and your motivation in a 30 second clip to [email protected] through WeTransfer, before the 20th of January. As United Painting might be expanding in the future, we want to also expand our team. If you have the feeling you’re not the next Adam, but you still feel that United Painting needs you, feel free to apply. Good luck!

Philly painting colors reflecting on the streets
20/12/2018

Philly painting colors reflecting on the streets

Workshop  to figure out designs for their building    #2017     📷 by Rob Godfried
19/12/2018

Workshop to figure out designs for their building #2017 📷 by Rob Godfried

Philly streets            📷 by Iwan Baan
18/12/2018

Philly streets 📷 by Iwan Baan

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13/12/2018

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Detailed insight in a Favelapainting work station        📷 by
12/12/2018

Detailed insight in a Favelapainting work station 📷 by

17/10/2018

16/10/2018

Before the wall is plastered with it, the sand is sowed to make it stick better to the wall           📷 by
08/10/2018

Before the wall is plastered with it, the sand is sowed to make it stick better to the wall 📷 by

Material delivery for a roof replacement in Vila Cruzeiro, brought to you by the Rio Crew
04/10/2018

Material delivery for a roof replacement in Vila Cruzeiro, brought to you by the Rio Crew

Finishing touch to one of the walls in Vila Cruzeiro
26/09/2018

Finishing touch to one of the walls in Vila Cruzeiro

Fresh mosaic
25/09/2018

Fresh mosaic

A new week, a new mosaic
24/09/2018

A new week, a new mosaic

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Jan Pieter Heijestraat 188
Amsterdam
1054MN

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Comments

Love 💕 Meeting Y’all & Trying To Holla When I Get Back To Philly 💕🍦
I received a small painting (4 inches x 6 inches) and the back of it made reference to Favela 2009 -- please let me know if you can share anything about the artist or this work.

Thank you in advance for your help.
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