A Brief History of Rio Carnival

The world famous festival has built a reputation known for its decadence and excess. Yet, its rich history is often forgotten in the news.

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Carnival parade in Salvador, Bahia. First image by bonandbon from shutterstock. Second image by Joa Souza from shutterstock
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Holi festival of colour celebration. Photo by Yogendra Singh from Pexels
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Inside the Sambadrome. Photo by Gustavo Ardila from shutterstock
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Photo by A. Ricardo from shutterstock

Writer and visual artist // I write about culture and societal issues with a focus on the effects of colonialism, globalisation and capitalism.

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