Where in the world? The Marajoara ceramic art pieces and artifacts are produced in small villages in the margins of the Igarapés, Amazonian streams, from Marajo Island. Marajo Island is actually the largest fluvial marine island in the world. With an area of 40 square km, the Island is located at the mouth of Amazon River, can you imagine how...
TheFOB dreams of a country where all people feel that they belong Belonging is one of the pillars for a healthy society! In our modern-capitalist society, unfortunately not everyone "belongs" as there are problems of isolation such as homelessness, prison, asylums and various degrees of populations being marginalized. Is utopia a scenario where everyone feels like they belong, when everyone...
Ceramica capivara
Why is Serra da Capivara famous for their ceramics? First of all, Serra da Capivara is in the Brazilian state of Piauí. This state is located in the economically poorer, Northeastern region of the country. However, Serra da Capivara is one of the nation’s most renowned archaeological sites where a wealth of ancient rock formations, paintings and artefacts have been...
Have you ever heard that Brazilians are always late? Well, with the Brazilian spirit in mind, enjoy this late Thanksgiving post. In Brazil we don't necessarily celebrate a Thanksgiving holiday as it is understood by those who treasure the holiday in the North. Brazilians do have a harvest festival though, it is called festa Junina. This celebration happens in...
Female Resistance in the Brazilian Art World Brazil had the pleasure of receiving an exposition from Guerrilla Girls at MASP, a museum in São Paulo. The art was free for the public to see on a specific day, at the beginning of 2018. This act of resistance, occupation of space and education is inspiring. This initiative helped address social inequality issues...
Sustainable, high quality and unique products are IN! Most educated, sensible and forward thinking adults know that one of the biggest ways our “vote” counts is in how we spend our hard-earned money. Society is increasingly focused on how influential consumers actually are. Their/your/our beliefs and actions influence entire industries. So if you have the privilege, why wouldn't you...

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