Friday, April 27, 2012

No meio da mata...

I guess you could call this an internship.
But I wouldn't.

Building a house in the (replanted) jungle...
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This is your a├žai berry. (Say it right! Ahh-Sah-Yee.)


This is Pedro, one of the founders of Cooperafloresta. He is a badass Bahiano. 












 Check out this oven we built to dry the wood from the pupunha trees we cut down that day in order to build the structure of the new house!


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In other news, I am a cementing queen. 
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Daniel Habib. Muiiiito gente boa. Also, a remover of such frogs from under my bed. 

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Seu Jose receives flying bananas from way up on that hill
Everything was connected by ziplines. 

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Mick, one of my roommates from back in Floripa, being a brilliant biologist.  


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Here, we make da strux with old rubber tires and slats of pupunha. I am the only girl among 10 strapping fellas working on this house.

Things were proven. 
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The walls go up!



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                                             Dani and Marcelo. A pair made in heaven.



Welp, love you. See you soon. Quinha

Monday, April 23, 2012

12 into 55

A few weeks ago, Doze was accepted into a Florianopolis-based clothing/art collective called Cinco Cinco. Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket

 Logistics and Life made this reality a bit more complicated, so that project was put on hold. These days, Doze is mainly focusing on free public art. Maybe they will appear on this blog soon.

Love Quinha