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  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0003. 

    Herbert Knup
    View ofFIESP and other buildings on Av. Paulista in São Paulo. This area of the city has developed into the country's corporate and banking center. Here an executive will find the same facilities as in New York, Frankfurt ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0004. 

    Herbert Knup
    Interior of the Morumbi Shopping Center, luminous and richly embellished. Shopping centers in Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte or São Paulo are similar to their counterparts in North America, Europe or Asia.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0005. 

    Herbert Knup
    A fancy mansion in the Mangabeiras district, Belo Horizonte. ln the wealthy districts ofBarra in Rio or Morumbi in São Paulo, the material wealth ofBrazil's privileged elite is openly evident. Less than 5% of the population ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0006. 

    Herbert Knup
    Middle class houses and apartment building in Curitiba. Despite the growth of the middle class recently, 68 % of the population still makes less than $5,000 (OS dollars) a year.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0007. 

    Herbert Knup
    Middle class family at lunch. Brazilians may have modem consumer goods and conveniences found in North America or Europe, but access to such a privileged lifestyle divides society into two different realities. ln the large ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0008. 

    Herbert Knup
    A favela among upper/middle class apartments and houses in Rio de Janeiro. No one knows how many people live in such shanty towns, but their numbers increase dramatically as the nation becomes more urbanized, and large ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0009. 

    Herbert Knup
    A close-up of the wooden cardboard or metal shacks in the Pavão favela in Rio de Janeiro. Pathological population growth, outstripping all efforts to provide urban infrastructure, huge numbers of abandoned street children, ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0010. 

    Herbert Knup
    A coffee fazenda casa grande in the interior of Minas Gerais. The economic disparities existing today are the result of an elitist colonial society created by the Portuguese. Whether it was sugarcane, coffee or rubber that ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0011. 

    Herbert Knup
    Zebu/Brahma cattle grazing near a water hole in the interior of Paraíba. Land ownership continues concentrated in the hands of the elite in Brazil. In addition to skewed land ownership patterns, adverse climatic conditions ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0012. 

    Herbert Knup
    Whitewashed mud/tile house near Milagres (BA) with a woman and her children in front. Despite recent economic opportunities, the Northeastern sertão (interior) remains one of the most poverty-stricken regions of Brazil. ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0013. 

    Herbert Knup
    Worker sifting coffee near Serrania (MG). Despite its vast agricultural wealth, Brazil has become an urban society. Increasing industrialization since the 1960s has attracted thousands of new immigrants each year; today ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0014. 

    Herbert Knup
    Dried bushes and vegetation near Milagres (BA). Prolonged droughts regularly afflict the Northeast, driving inhabitants to cities.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0015. 

    Herbert Knup
    Mud house in Juazeiro (CE). Historically, the Northeast was the most populous and prosperous region of Brazil. Today with less than 29% of the total population, it is the poorest region in the country.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0016. 

    Herbert Knup
    Dried up field in Lajeado Alto(BA).
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0017. 

    Herbert Knup
    Carcasses of cattle on the scorched ground in the interior of Pernambuco. Both animais and plants, as well as those living in the sertão, are a hearty lot, able to adapt to this harsh environment. However, when the drought ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0018. 

    Herbert Knup
    Family with four children in front of an improved mud hut. Brazil has a population of over 160 million, the sixth largest in the world. It has managed to reduce its population growth from an average of 3% in the 1950's to ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0019. 

    Herbert Knup
    A long highway stretch in Ceará shows a desolate semi-arid landscape. Since the early 1960s an enormous network of highways has connected the interior with coastal cities as well as the metropoli of the industrial Southeast, ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0020. 

    Herbert Knup
    Woman with suitcase and sacks, another new arrival from the Northeast, looking for a job in the industrial Southeast.
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0021. 

    Herbert Knup
    Arno factory/electrical appliances in São Paulo. Today, Brazil produces 95% of its needs for industrial products, and manufactured goods surpass primary exports as foreign exchange earners. Nevertheless, the number of jobs ...
  • [2009-03-02] Brazil Slide Series: Collection Favela, Slide No. 0022. 

    Herbert Knup
    A black maid in uniform. With insufficient factory jobs, men and women end up as servants in both middle and upper class households. Currently, women make up 33% of the total work force in Brazil.