Madrid-based arts collective Boa Mistura recently completed this series of typographic murals in Vila Brâsilandia, a favela on the outskirts of São Paulo. The simple, boldly colored murals feature single words distorted by perspective anamorphosis. Each mural has a single vantage point that allows the word to be read. Here, Beleza [beauty].
The murals are located on winding streets, which the artists claim are “the true articulators of the internal life of the community.” Here, the area children who helped with the murals pose in front of Firmeza [firmness]: