favela is the term for a slum in Brazil, most often within urban areas. The first favelas appeared in the late century and were built by soldiers who had nowhere to live. Some of the first settlements were called bairros africanos.photo by Fernando Alan
Critically acclaimed Chinese photographer Fan Ho spent the and taking gritty and darkly beautiful photos of street life in Hong Kong. His photographs are to be published in his new book “Fan Ho: A Hong Kong Memoir.