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Manuela Tenreiro · June, 2010

Born in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal. Hated school. Loved the streets. But went on later to study arts and latin-american studies at SFSU in San Francisco, California. Phd in art history at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, England. And currently living in the wonderful city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, teaching english, translating texts, researching urban art, blogging at ARThropophagyas and Identitas, and writing for different publications. I'm a nomad at heart, curious about all cultures, sub-cultures and counter-cultures, passionate about travelling, learning and writing.

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Latest posts by Manuela Tenreiro from June, 2010

27 June 2010

Brazil: Standing Against Mining in Gandarela

Local communities and netcitizens who care for the biodiverse Serra da Gandarela in Minas Gerais, Brazil, are taking a stand against Vale S.A. - a major mining multinational whose record...

20 June 2010

Brazil: Fire in Rio de Janeiro Mobilizes Online Campaign

One of the city’s postcards, the Lagoa neighborhood, was victim of a huge fire at Morro dos Cabritos, an area of Atlantic Rainforest. Soon a campaign against the release of...

14 June 2010

Brazil: The “CALA BOCA GALVAO” Phenomenon

Millions of twitter users told Galvão Bueno, a famous Brazilian narrator and broadcaster, to shut up: a phenomenon that soon became a worldwide joke.

4 June 2010

Brazil: Landlocked Crowds set up a Beach in a Mountain Town

When at the end of last year, Belo Horizonte’s City Hall published a decree banning events of any nature from taking place at one of the most popular squares in...

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